22 days in Finland Itinerary

22 days in Finland Itinerary

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Start: Dallas
+2
Tram + Foot + Fly:  16 h 45 min
1
Helsinki
— 8 nights
Fly + Shuttle:  4 h
2
Inari
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h
3
Muonio
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
4
Levi
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
5
Salla
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
6
Rovaniemi
— 3 nights
Fly:  18 h 45 min
End: Dallas

8
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.
Popular historic sites such as Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and Helsinki Cathedral are in your itinerary. Museum-lovers will get to explore Kansallisgalleria and Heureka. Change things up with these side-trips from Helsinki: Teijo National Park (in Pernio), Nuuksio National Park (in Espoo) and Hanko (Bellevue Beach & Tulliniemi Nature Path). Pack the 23rd (Fri) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. The adventure continues: get engrossed in the history at The National Museum of Finland, pause for some serene contemplation at Temppeliaukio Church, enjoy the sand and surf at Hietaranta Beach, and admire the masterpieces at Design Museum.

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Dallas, USA to Helsinki is an approximately 17.5- hour combination of tram and flight. You can also fly; or do a combination of tram, flight, and ferry. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 8 hours traveling from Dallas to Helsinki. Expect much colder weather when traveling from Dallas in November: highs in Helsinki hover around 40°F, while lows dip to 32°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) so you can travel to Inari.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Espoo, Hanko, Teijo National Park, Heureka, Hagen - Ramsholmen - Hogholmen
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum
Kansallisgalleria ©
Kansallisgalleria

2
nights
Inari

Inari ©
Inari is Finland's largest, most sparsely populated municipality, with four official languages, more than any other in the country. Start off your visit on the 25th (Sun): wander the wide-open spaces of Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus, then see the interesting displays at Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church. On the 26th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: head outdoors with Lake Inari, then pause for some serene contemplation at Saint Tryphon Pechenga Orthodox Church, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read our Inari day trip planning site.

Traveling by combination of flight and shuttle from Helsinki to Inari takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or drive. In November, Inari is slightly colder than Helsinki - with highs of 27°F and lows of 16°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Muonio.

Things to do in Inari

Outdoors Museums Historic Sites
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Lake Inari ©
Lake Inari
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church

2
nights
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. Start off your visit on the 27th (Tue): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park, then look for gifts at Akaslompolo Sportshop, and then contemplate the long history of Keimioniemi Fishing Cabins. On the 28th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at Muonion Kotiseutumuseo, then ski along the peaceful trails at Torassieppi Reindeer Farm & Cottages, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Enontekio Church.

To see ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Muonio trip itinerary planning tool.

Traveling by car from Inari to Muonio takes 3.5 hours. In November in Muonio, expect temperatures between 24°F during the day and 12°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Wed) early enough to drive to Levi.

Things to do in Muonio

Parks Nature Tours

Side Trips

Enontekio Church, Akaslompolo Sportshop
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Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
Torassieppi Reindeer Farm & Cottages ©
Torassieppi Reindeer Farm & Cottages
Enontekio Church ©
Enontekio Church

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 29th (Thu): gear up at Levi Ski Resort. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 30th (Fri): don't miss a visit to Ounasjoki - River for activities and then take an in-depth tour of Samiland.

To see maps, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Levi day trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Muonio to Levi takes an hour. In November in Levi, expect temperatures between 26°F during the day and 15°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Salla.

Things to do in Levi

Tours Outdoors Winter Sports
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Samiland ©
Samiland

2
nights
Salla

Salla
Salla is a municipality of Finland, located in Lapland. Kick off your visit on the 1st (Sat): ski along the peaceful trails at Ski Resort Suomutunturi. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun): don't miss a visit to Joutsijarven Bunkkerit, then steep yourself in history at Paikanselan Taistelualue, and then get engrossed in the history at Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Salla itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Levi to Salla takes 4 hours. Expect a daytime high around 29°F in November, and nighttime lows around 20°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) so you can travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Salla

Tours Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trips

Joutsijarven Bunkkerit, Ski Resort Suomutunturi
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Ski Resort Suomutunturi
Ski Resort Suomutunturi
Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction ©
Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction
Paikanselan Taistelualue ©
Paikanselan Taistelualue

3
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
On the 3rd (Mon), don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village, then see Santa Claus Office, then examine the collection at Christmas House Santa, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Rovaniemi Church. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: engage your brain at Pilke Science Centre, then get engrossed in the history at Arktikum, then don't miss a visit to Lordi's Square, and finally try your luck at Feel Vegas - Club Rovaniemi.

For other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Rovaniemi attractions planner.

Traveling by car from Salla to Rovaniemi takes 2 hours. In December in Rovaniemi, expect temperatures between 22°F during the day and 11°F at night. On the 5th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Museums Fun & Games Nightlife
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Pilke Science Centre ©
Pilke Science Centre
Rovaniemi Church ©
Rovaniemi Church
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