17 days in Finland Itinerary

17 days in Finland Itinerary

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17 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Kuala Lumpur
Fly:  20​h 15​min
1
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Levi
— 2 nights
bus:  1​h 15​min
3
Akaslompolo
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  7​h
4
Koli National Park
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  4​h
5
Helsinki
— 4 nights
Fly:  16​h 30​min
End: Kuala Lumpur

2
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Rovaniemi is known for theme parks, museums, fun & games, nightlife, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get in on the family fun at Santa Claus Village, pause for some serene contemplation at Rovaniemi Church, enjoy some diversion at Snowman World Igloo Hotel, and get engrossed in the history at Arktikum.

For reviews, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Rovaniemi road trip planning site .

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Rovaniemi is an approximately 20.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference moving from Malaysia Time (MYT) to Eastern European Time (EET) is minus 6 hours. Plan for colder temperatures traveling from Kuala Lumpur in December, with highs in Rovaniemi at -6°C and lows at -13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Levi.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Tours Wildlife Outdoors
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Santa Claus Office ©
Santa Claus Office
Snowman World Igloo Hotel ©
Snowman World Igloo Hotel

2
nights
Levi

Levi ©
Finland's largest and most popular ski resort, the fell of Levi provides excellent slopes and lively nightlife in an enchanting setting.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Tue): ski along the peaceful trails at Levi Ski Resort. Keep things going the next day: have some family-friendly fun at G2 Ice Karting Levi, admire all the interesting features of Ice Karting Levi, then identify plant and animal life at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm, and finally deepen your understanding at Kid's Land.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Levi trip simple and quick.

Traveling by car from Rovaniemi to Levi takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around -6°C in December, and nighttime lows around -15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) so you can drive to Akaslompolo.

Things to do in Levi

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
G2 ICEKARTING ©
G2 ICEKARTING
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi

2
nights
Akaslompolo

Akaslompolo ©
Start off your visit on the 19th (Thu): hike along Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park. On the next day, look for gifts at Akaslompolo Sportshop and then fly down the slopes at Yllas Ski Resort.

To see ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Akaslompolo online itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Levi to Akaslompolo takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around -5°C in December, and nighttime lows around -15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Koli National Park.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Outdoors Winter Sports Parks

Side Trips

Yllas Ski Resort, Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
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Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
Yllas Ski Resort ©
Yllas Ski Resort
Akaslompolo Sportshop ©
Akaslompolo Sportshop

3
nights
Koli National Park

Koli National Park ©
Visiting Ukko-Koli and Paha-Koli Hill will get you outdoors. Go for a jaunt from Koli National Park to Joensuu to see Pyhan Nikolaoksen kirkko about 1h 05 min away.

To find reviews, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Koli National Park online vacation builder .

Drive from Akaslompolo to Koli National Park in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Traveling from Akaslompolo in December, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Koli National Park, with lows of -9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) so you can travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Koli National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Koli, Pyhan Nikolaoksen kirkko
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Ukko-Koli ©
Ukko-Koli
Paha-Koli Hill ©
Paha-Koli Hill
Akka-Koli Hill ©
Akka-Koli Hill

4
nights
Helsinki

Helsinki ©
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.
Get in touch with nature at Nuuksio National Park and Korkeasaari Zoo. There's still lots to do: brush up on your military savvy at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Rock Church, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, and steep yourself in history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Helsinki route planning site .

Explore your travel options from Koli National Park to Helsinki with the Route module. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Koli National Park in December, with highs in Helsinki at 3°C and lows at -3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Nuuksio National Park, Vantaa Art Museum
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Nuuksio National Park ©
Nuuksio National Park
Room Escape Games

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