17 days in Finland Itinerary

17 days in Finland Itinerary

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Helsinki
— 4 nights
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Rovaniemi
— 1 night
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Levi
— 3 nights
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Saariselka
— 2 nights
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Inari
— 2 nights
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Helsinki
— 3 nights

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Helsinki

Helsinki ©

Daughter of the Baltic

Finland's largest and most populated metropolis, the maritime town of Helsinki boasts varied architecture, a lively cafe culture, and plethora of picturesque natural delights.
Step off the beaten path and head to Bellevue Beach and Room Escape Games. There's lots more to do: step into the grandiose world of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, explore the galleries of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, admire the masterpieces at Kansallisgalleria, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Helsinki planner.

Singapore, Singapore to Helsinki is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 6 hours traveling from Singapore to Helsinki. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from Singapore in December, with highs in Helsinki at 3°C and lows at -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites · Museums · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trip

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Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©

Official Hometown of Santa Claus

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
On the 21st (Sat), make a trip to Santa Claus Village and then get interesting insight from Feelapland. On the 22nd (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see Santa Claus Office, explore the fascinating underground world of Syvasenvaara Fell, then take an in-depth tour of Arktikum, then make a trip to Lordi's Square, and finally stop by Your Piece Of Finland.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Rovaniemi trip planner.

You can fly from Helsinki to Rovaniemi in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Helsinki in December, things will get little chillier in Rovaniemi: highs are around -6°C and lows about -13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) early enough to drive to Levi.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours · Nature
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History Museum
Arktikum
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Landmark
Lordi's Square
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Levi

Levi ©
Finland's largest and most popular ski resort, the fell of Levi provides excellent slopes and lively nightlife in an enchanting setting.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Levi Ski Resort and Giewont Husky Adventures. Step out of Levi with an excursion to Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park in Muonio--about 58 minutes away. There's more to do: join the crowd at Icekarting Levi and experience rural life at Ounaskievari Reindeer Farm.

To see where to stay, photos, maps, and more tourist information, read our Levi trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Rovaniemi to Levi by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Expect a daytime high around -6°C in December, and nighttime lows around -15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) early enough to travel to Saariselka.

Things to do in Levi

Parks · Adventure · Winter Sports · Outdoors

Side Trips

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Must see
Levi Ski Resort
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Auto Race Track
Icekarting Levi
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Saariselka

Saariselka ©
Outdoor pursuits--ranging from cross-country skiing and snowmobiling to reindeer safaris and chasing Northern Lights--draw the largest number of tourists to Saariselka.
On the 26th (Thu), gear up at Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort. On the next day, get in on the family fun at Angry Birds Activity Park and then look for gifts at Hippupuoti Gift Shop.

To see ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Saariselka trip app.

Traveling by flight from Levi to Saariselka takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In December in Saariselka, expect temperatures between -7°C during the day and -17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Inari.

Things to do in Saariselka

Winter Sports · Outdoors · Parks · Theme Parks
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Inari

Inari ©
Inari is Finland's largest, most sparsely populated municipality, with four official languages, more than any other in the country. Kick off your visit on the 28th (Sat): relax in the rural setting at Inari Reindeer Farm, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church, and then see the interesting displays at Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center. Keep things going the next day: go for a walk through Otsamo Fell.

To see photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Inari trip planning site.

You can drive from Saariselka to Inari in an hour. Another option is to take a bus. Expect a daytime high around -7°C in December, and nighttime lows around -17°C. On the 29th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Inari

Museums · Historic Sites
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Helsinki

Daughter of the Baltic

Start off your visit on the 30th (Mon): get interesting insight from Tours, engage your brain at Heureka, then don't miss a visit to Senate Square, then shop like a local with Old Market Hall, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Kamppi Chapel of Silence. Here are some ideas for day two: get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum (Luonnontieteellinen Museo), then get to know the fascinating history of The Esplanadi Park, then wander the streets of Katajanokka, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali).

To find traveler tips, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read Helsinki trip itinerary builder site.

Traveling by flight from Inari to Helsinki takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. When traveling from Inari in December, plan for a bit warmer days and much hotter nights in Helsinki: temperatures range from 3°C by day to -3°C at night. On the 1st (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Outdoors · Tours · Historic Sites · Wildlife

Side Trip

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Stand-Up Paddleboarding
Stand-Up Paddleboarding
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Neighborhood
Katajanokka
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Nature / Wildlife Tour
Nature & Wildlife Tours
5.0

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