20 days in Finland Itinerary

20 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Helsinki
— 2 nights
2
Mustasaari
— 2 nights
3
Syote
— 1 night
4
Muonio
— 1 night
5
Levi
— 1 night
6
Rovaniemi
— 3 nights
7
Kemi
— 3 nights
8
Saariselka
— 3 nights
9
Kuusamo
— 3 nights

2
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Fri): explore the historical opulence of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna. On the next day, admire the landmark architecture of Temppeliaukio Church, kick back and relax at Hietaranta Beach, thendon't miss a visit to Senate Square, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral.

To see ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Helsinki tour website.

London, UK to Helsinki is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from London to Helsinki. While traveling from London, expect much colder days and little chillier nights in Helsinki, ranging from highs of °C to lows of °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) early enough to travel to Mustasaari.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Nuuksio National Park
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Nuuksio National Park ©
Nuuksio National Park
Hietaranta Beach ©
Hietaranta Beach

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Mustasaari

Mustasaari ©
Korsholm is a municipality of Finland. Start off your visit on the 7th (Mon): look for all kinds of wild species at Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site. Here are some ideas for day two: see the interesting displays at Pohjanmaan Museo - Osterbottens Museum and then make a splash at Tropiclandia.

To see other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Mustasaari driving holiday planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Helsinki to Mustasaari. In January, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) so you can travel to Syote.

Things to do in Mustasaari

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

Vaasa
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Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site ©
Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site
Pohjanmaan Museo - Osterbottens Museum ©
Pohjanmaan Museo - Osterbottens Museum
Tropiclandia ©
Tropiclandia

1
night
Syote

Syote ©
Ranua Zoo has been added to your itinerary. On the 9th (Wed), get to know the resident critters at Ranua Zoo.

For other places to visit and other tourist information, use the Syote trip itinerary planning website.

You can drive from Mustasaari to Syote in 7 hours. Another option is to do a combination of car and flight. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Mustasaari in January, with highs in Syote at °C and lows at °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Muonio.

Things to do in Syote

Parks Wildlife Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Ranua Zoo
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Ranua Zoo ©
Ranua Zoo

1
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Muonio

Muonio ©
Muonio is a municipality of Finland.The town is located in far northern Finland above the Arctic Circle on the country's western border, within the area of the former Lappi province. On the 10th (Thu), steep yourself in history at Keimioniemi Fishing Cabins and then contemplate the waterfront views at Pakasaivo.

To see photos, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Muonio route planner.

Drive from Syote to Muonio in 5.5 hours. Traveling from Syote in January, Muonio is a bit cooler at night with lows of °C. On the 10th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Levi.

Things to do in Muonio

Parks Nature Historic Sites
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Pakasaivo ©
Pakasaivo

1
night
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 11th (Fri): gear up at Levi Ski Resort.

For maps, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Levi online road trip planner.

Drive from Muonio to Levi in an hour. In January, daytime highs in Levi are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) so you can go by car to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Levi

Winter Sports Outdoors Parks
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort

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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: take an exotic tour of a safari tour, enjoy some diversion at Santa Claus Office, get your game on at Snowman World Igloo Hotel, and stop by Your Piece Of Finland.

To see traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Rovaniemi route builder website.

Drive from Levi to Rovaniemi in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Levi in January, plan for a bit warmer nights in Rovaniemi, with lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Kemi.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks Outdoors Wildlife
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SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus ©
SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus
Safaris
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village

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Kemi

Kemi ©
Kemi is a town and municipality of Finland. You've now added Sampo Icebreaker to your itinerary. Keep things going the next day: admire the masterpieces at Kemin Jalokivigalleria (Kemi Gemstone Gallery), stop by Sampo Icebreaker, thenget engrossed in the history at The Provincial Museum Of Tornio Valley, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Tornio Church.

To find maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Kemi trip site.

You can drive from Rovaniemi to Kemi in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In January, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. On the 17th (Thu), you're off to Saariselka.

Things to do in Kemi

Shopping Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Tornio, Haukipudas Church, Ideapark Oulu
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Ideapark Oulu ©
Ideapark Oulu
Sampo Icebreaker ©
Sampo Icebreaker
The Provincial Museum Of Tornio Valley ©
The Provincial Museum Of Tornio Valley

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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.
You've now added Northern Lights Riders to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Thu): stop by Hippupuoti Gift Shop. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Fri): see Northern Lights Riders.

To find ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Saariselka online visit planner.

Traveling by car from Kemi to Saariselka takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Kemi in January; daily highs in Saariselka reach °C and lows reach °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Kuusamo.

Things to do in Saariselka

Outdoors Winter Sports Parks

Side Trips

Northern Lights Riders, Gold Prospector Museum
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Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort
Northern Lights Riders ©
Northern Lights Riders
Gold Prospector Museum ©
Gold Prospector Museum

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Kuusamo

Kuusamo ©
Kuusamo is a town and municipality in Finland. On the 21st (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: fly down the slopes at Ruka, thenlook for gifts at Riipisen Wild Game and Souvenier Shop, and then look for gifts at Shopping Center Kumpare.

For photos, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Kuusamo trip itinerary tool.

You can drive from Saariselka to Kuusamo in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. January in Kuusamo sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Kuusamo

Winter Sports Outdoors Parks
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Ruka ©
Ruka
Hannu Hautala Nature Photography Centre ©
Hannu Hautala Nature Photography Centre
Palosaari Reindeer and Fishing Farm ©
Palosaari Reindeer and Fishing Farm

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