17 days in Finland Itinerary

17 days in Finland Itinerary

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Rovaniemi
— 4 nights
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Levi
— 3 nights
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Saariselka
— 3 nights
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Rukatunturi
— 2 nights
5
Helsinki
— 4 nights

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4
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Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Explore hidden gems such as Nature & Wildlife Tours and Ranua Zoo. Next up on the itinerary: look for all kinds of wild species at Arctic Emotions Oy, don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Rovaniemi Church, and fly down the slopes at Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy.

For more things to do, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read our Rovaniemi online itinerary planner.

Stockholm, Sweden to Rovaniemi is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Stockholm to Rovaniemi due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Stockholm in March, expect Rovaniemi to be a bit cooler, temps between -1°C and -9°C. On the 5th (Fri), you'll travel to Levi.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Wildlife · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trip

Ranua Zoo
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Ranua Zoo ©
Ranua Zoo
Arctic Emotions Oy ©
Arctic Emotions Oy

3
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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 explore the less-touristy side of things at Lapland Safaris Levi and Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm. Get out of town with these interesting Levi side-trips: Keimioniemi Fishing Cabins (in Muonio), Konijanka Petting Zoo (in Akaslompolo) and Lapland Hotels SnowVillage (in Kittila). Spend the 7th (Sun) on two wheels at Levi Ski Resort. The adventure continues: bet on your favorite at Icekarting Levi, see Off-Road Tours, and fly down the slopes at Kids' Land.

To see ratings, reviews, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Levi journey maker app.

Traveling by car from Rovaniemi to Levi takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In March, daily temperatures in Levi can reach 0°C, while at night they dip to -10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) so you can travel to Saariselka.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors · Parks · Tours

Side Trips

Keimioniemi Fishing Cabins, Konijanka Petting Zoo, Lapland Hotels SnowVillage
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi
Lapland Hotels SnowVillage ©
Lapland Hotels SnowVillage

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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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Lapland Safaris Saariselka and Urho Kekkonen National Park. The adventure continues: hit the slopes at Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel, stop by Hippupuoti Gift Shop, and get the adrenaline pumping with LuontoLoma Pro Safaris.

To find reviews, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read our Saariselka day trip planning website.

You can fly from Levi to Saariselka in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. March in Saariselka sees daily highs of -1°C and lows of -12°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Rukatunturi.

Things to do in Saariselka

Outdoors · Parks · Winter Sports

Side Trip

Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel
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Urho Kekkonen National Park ©
Urho Kekkonen National Park
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort
Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel ©
Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel

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Rukatunturi

Rukatunturi ©
Start off your visit on the 12th (Fri): tour along fresh powder with Kuusamo Safaris Day Tours, then surround yourself with nature on Era-Susi Huskies - Day Tours, then explore the world behind art at Hannu Hautala Nature Photography Centre, and finally stroll through Wanha Raatesalmi. Keep things going the next day: hit the slopes at Ruka.

To see where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Rukatunturi visit app.

Traveling by car from Saariselka to Rukatunturi takes 4.5 hours. In March, daytime highs in Rukatunturi are -1°C, while nighttime lows are -13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) so you can travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Rukatunturi

Outdoors · Parks · Winter Sports

Side Trip

Kuusamo
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Ruka ©
Ruka
Wanha Raatesalmi ©
Wanha Raatesalmi
Hannu Hautala Nature Photography Centre ©
Hannu Hautala Nature Photography Centre

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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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Natural History Museum (Luonnontieteellinen Museo) and Sinebrychoff Art Museum. Go for a jaunt from Helsinki to Vantaa to see Heureka about 32 minutes away. There's lots more to do: explore the historical opulence of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, look for gifts at Academic Bookstore (Akateeminen Kirjakauppa), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kamppi Chapel of Silence, and admire the masterpieces at Kansallisgalleria.

For more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Helsinki journey builder site.

Explore your travel options from Rukatunturi to Helsinki with the Route module. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Rukatunturi in March: high temperatures in Helsinki hover around 3°C and lows are around -5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Museums · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Espoo, Heureka
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Sinebrychoff Art Museum ©
Sinebrychoff Art Museum

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