17 days in Finland Itinerary

17 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
2
Levi
— 2 nights
3
Akaslompolo
— 2 nights
4
Koli National Park
— 3 nights
5
Helsinki
— 4 nights

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 wildlife, museums, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village, take an in-depth tour of Arktikum, get in on the family fun at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus, and see Santa Claus Office.

To see photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Rovaniemi holiday maker app.

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Rovaniemi is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. You'll gain 6 hours traveling from Kuala Lumpur to Rovaniemi due to the time zone difference. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from Kuala Lumpur in December; daily highs in Rovaniemi reach -6°C and lows reach -13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) so you can drive to Levi.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Outdoors · Tours · Theme Parks
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SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus ©
SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Arktikum ©
Arktikum

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.
On the 17th (Tue), grab your bike and head to Levi Ski Resort. Keep things going the next day: have some family-friendly fun at G2 ICEKARTING, then bet on your favorite at Icekarting Levi, then look for all kinds of wild species at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm, and finally hit the slopes at Kids' Land.

For more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Levi trip site.

You can drive from Rovaniemi to Levi in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Levi can reach -6°C, while at night they dip to -15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) early enough to drive to Akaslompolo.

Things to do in Levi

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

2
nights
Akaslompolo

Akaslompolo ©
Start off your visit on the 19th (Thu): explore the striking landscape of Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park. Here are some ideas for day two: look for gifts at Akaslompolo Sportshop and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Yllas Ski Resort.

For where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Akaslompolo trip planner.

You can drive from Levi to Akaslompolo in an hour. Another option is to take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Akaslompolo can reach -5°C, while at night they dip to -15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) early enough to travel to Koli National Park.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park, Yllas Ski Resort
Find places to stay Dec 18 — 20:
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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 ©
Although many Koli National Park tours revolve around the majestic natural landscape, there are still plenty of things to see and do for those pursuing culture and heritage.
Step out of the city life by going to Ukko-Koli and Pielinen. When in Koli National Park, make a side trip to see Pyhan Nikolaoksen kirkko in Joensuu, approximately Joensuu away. And it doesn't end there: hike along Paha-Koli Hill, take in the dramatic natural features at Uhrihalkeama, stroll through Akka-Koli Hill, and stop by Koli Shop Retkitupa.

For ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Koli National Park trip tool.

Explore your travel options from Akaslompolo to Koli National Park with the Route module. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Koli National Park when traveling from Akaslompolo in December, with lows around -9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) early enough to 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.
Go for a jaunt from Helsinki to Espoo to see Nuuksio National Park about 48 minutes away. There's lots more to do: brush up on your military savvy at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, admire the landmark architecture of Temppeliaukio Church, don't miss a visit to Senate Square, and get to know the fascinating history of The Esplanadi Park.

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The Route module can help you plan travel from Koli National Park to Helsinki. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Koli National Park in December; daily highs in Helsinki reach 3°C and lows reach -3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature

Side Trips

Vantaa Art Museum, Nuuksio National Park
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Nuuksio National Park ©
Nuuksio National Park
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church

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