21 days in Finland Itinerary

21 days in Finland Itinerary

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21 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Perth
Fly:  22​h 15​min
1
Helsinki
— 6 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
2
Saariselka
— 4 nights
3
Levi
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Rovaniemi
— 3 nights
Fly:  25​h
End: Perth

6
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.
Take a break from Helsinki with a short trip to Nuuksio National Park in Espoo, about 46 minutes away. Pack the 23rd (Mon) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. The adventure continues: learn about all things military at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, get to know the fascinating history of The Esplanadi Park, explore the world behind art at Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Rock Church.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Helsinki day trip app .

Perth, Australia to Helsinki is an approximately 22.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Australian Western Standard Time to Eastern European Time, which is usually a -6 hour difference. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from Perth in December, with highs in Helsinki at 3°C and lows at -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Saariselka.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Theme Parks Museums

Side Trips

Nuuksio National Park, Vantaa Art Museum
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukion Church ©
Temppeliaukion Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

4
nights
Saariselka

Saariselka ©
Venture out of the city with trips to Inari (Inari Reindeerfarm, Siida, & more). On the 26th (Thu), spend an exhilarating day on the slopes at Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort.

To see photos, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read our Saariselka trip maker .

Getting from Helsinki to Saariselka by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Traveling from Helsinki in December, you will find days in Saariselka are little chillier (-7°C), and nights are cooler (-17°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) so you can travel to Levi.

Things to do in Saariselka

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trips

Inari, Gold Prospector Museum
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Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church

5
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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Levi: Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park (in Muonio) and Snow Village (in Kittila). On the 30th (Mon), ski the day away in the pristine settings at Levi Ski Resort. There's still lots to do: admire all the interesting features of Ice Karting Levi, view the masterpieces at LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery, have some family-friendly fun at Kid's Land, and relax in the rural setting at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm.

To find reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Levi trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Saariselka to Levi by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to -6°C, and evening lows to -15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) early enough to go by car to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports

Side Trips

Kittila, Ounaskievari Reindeer Farm, Yllas Ski Resort, Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park

3
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, wildlife, museums, fun & games, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: find something for the whole family at Santa Claus Village, take in the views from Lumberjack's Candle Bridge, examine the collection at Santa's House of Snowmobiles, and see Santa Claus Office.

For photos, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Rovaniemi trip planner.

You can drive from Levi to Rovaniemi in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Traveling from Levi in January, plan for a bit warmer nights in Rovaniemi, with lows around -17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks Museums Outdoors
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Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Safaris

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