31 days in Finland Itinerary

31 days in Finland Itinerary

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Rovaniemi
— 4 nights
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Levi
— 3 nights
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Saariselka
— 2 nights
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Kuusamo
— 2 nights
5
Koli National Park
— 4 nights
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Tampere
— 4 nights
7
Turku
— 5 nights
8
Helsinki
— 6 nights

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Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©

Official Hometown of Santa Claus

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, see Santa Claus Office, see what you can catch with a fishing tour, and examine the collection at Santa's House of Snowmobiles.

For photos, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Rovaniemi day trip planning site.

Kolkata (Calcutta), India to Rovaniemi is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. You can also drive. You'll gain 3.5 hours traveling from Kolkata (Calcutta) to Rovaniemi due to the time zone difference. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from Kolkata (Calcutta) in November; daily highs in Rovaniemi reach -2°C and lows reach -7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) so you can go by car to Levi.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Museums · Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours
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History Museum
Arktikum
4.1
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Safari
Safaris
4.4

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.
Go for a jaunt from Levi to Muonio to see Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park about 58 minutes away. Spend the 23rd (Mon) on two wheels at Levi Ski Resort. The adventure continues: bet on your favorite at Icekarting Levi, don't miss a visit to Giewont Husky Adventures, take an exotic tour of Wingrens Dogsafaris, and get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour.

To find where to stay, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Levi day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Rovaniemi to Levi takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Rovaniemi in November, Levi is little chillier at night with lows of -11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) so you can travel to Saariselka.

Things to do in Levi

Parks · Outdoors · Tours · Trails

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Biking Trail
Levi Ski Resort
4.4
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Auto Race Track
Icekarting Levi
4.8

2
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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.
On the 26th (Thu), trek along Ruijanpolku Trail, then get a taste of life in the country at Saariselka Reindeer Farm, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get outside with Lake Inari, then trek along Juutua Nature Trail, and then see the interesting displays at Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center.

For photos, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Saariselka day trip planning site.

Getting from Levi to Saariselka by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. November in Saariselka sees daily highs of -3°C and lows of -10°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) so you can go by car to Kuusamo.

Things to do in Saariselka

Outdoors · Trails · Parks · Museums

Side Trip

Find places to stay Nov 25 — 27:
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Outdoor Activity
Lake Inari
4.5

2
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Kuusamo

Kuusamo ©
Kuusamo is a town and municipality in Finland. Start off your visit on the 28th (Sat): examine the collection at Hannu Hautala Nature Photography Centre, experience rural life at Palosaari Reindeer and Fishing Farm, then get a dose of the wild on Era-Susi Huskies - Day Tours, and finally wander the wide-open spaces of Kujala Reindeer Farm. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate the waterfront views at Kiutakongas Rapids, see the winter wonderland with Kuusamo Safaris Day Tours, then relax and rejuvenate at Rukaland, and finally stop by Riipisen Wild Game and Souvenier Shop.

To find traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Kuusamo day trip site.

Traveling by car from Saariselka to Kuusamo takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In November, daily temperatures in Kuusamo can reach -1°C, while at night they dip to -8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Koli National Park.

Things to do in Kuusamo

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours · Nature

Side Trip

Find places to stay Nov 27 — 29:
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Water Body
Kiutakongas Rapids
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Spa
Rukaland
5.0

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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.
Koli National Park is known for trails, nature, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: fly down the slopes at Ukko-Koli, explore the activities along Pielinen, indulge in some personalized pampering at Koli Relax Spa, and take in panoramic vistas at Rasavaara Observation tower.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Koli National Park itinerary site.

You can drive from Kuusamo to Koli National Park in 5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of flight and car. Traveling from Kuusamo in November, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Koli National Park, with lows of -2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) early enough to travel to Tampere.

Things to do in Koli National Park

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Nature

Side Trip

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Ski Area
Ukko-Koli
4.8
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Specialty Museum
Pielisen Museum
4.8
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Water Body
Pielinen
5.0

4
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Tampere

Tampere ©

Manchester of the North

Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Tampere: Visavuori (in Valkeakoski) and Hameenlinna (Museo Militaria & Ahvenisto). There's much more to do: examine the collection at Vapriikin Museokeskus, enjoy the sand and surf at Rauhaniemi Beach, boost your wellbeing at Tullin Sauna, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower.

To see maps, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Tampere trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Koli National Park to Tampere in 6 hours. Another option is to do a combination of car and flight. In December, daytime highs in Tampere are 0°C, while nighttime lows are -6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) early enough to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Tampere

Museums · Parks · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Dec 3 — 7:
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Specialty Museum
Vapriikin Museokeskus
4.8
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Thermal Spa
Tullin Sauna
5.0
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Theme Park
Ahvenisto
5.0

5
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Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Turku: Rauma (Rauma Art Museum, Kirsti - Sailor's Home Museum, &more) and Salo (VMB Fishing & Mathildedalin Kylapanimo). There's still lots to do: explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle, grab your bike and head to Bike Rental - by Carfield, admire the striking features of St Henry's Ecumenical Art Chappel, and buy something for everyone on your list at Turun Kauppahalli.

To find more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, use the Turku journey planner.

You can drive from Tampere to Turku in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. December in Turku sees daily highs of 1°C and lows of -4°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Helsinki.

Things to do in Turku

Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors · Theme Parks

Side Trips

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Castle
Turku Castle
4.5
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Religious Site
Turku Cathedral
4.4

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Helsinki

Helsinki ©

Daughter of the Baltic

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.
Helsinki is known for historic sites, shopping, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the striking features of Temppeliaukio Church, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), admire the masterpieces at Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma, and make a trip to Senate Square.

For where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Helsinki online holiday planner.

Getting from Turku to Helsinki by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 3°C in December, and nighttime lows around -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trip

Find places to stay Dec 12 — 18:
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