6 days in Finland Itinerary

6 days in Finland Itinerary

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6 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  26​h
1
Rovaniemi
— 1 day
Drive:  2​h
2
Kittila
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
3
Inari
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 30​min
4
Helsinki
— 1 night
Fly:  23​h
End: Sydney

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Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Fri): don't miss a visit to Marttiinin Wanha Tehdas, identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, then see Santa Claus Office, and finally make a trip to Santa Claus Village.

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Sydney, Australia to Rovaniemi is an approximately 26-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 8 hours traveling from Sydney to Rovaniemi. Traveling from Sydney in December, things will get colder in Rovaniemi: highs are around -6°C and lows about -13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Kittila.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
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Safaris
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Santa Claus Office ©
Santa Claus Office

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Kittila

Kittila ©
Kittilä is a municipality of Finland and a popular holiday resort.It is located in northern Finland north of the Arctic Circle within the Lapland region. Kick off your visit on the 14th (Sat): make a trip to Snow Village, then join the crowd at Icekarting Levi, then browse the exhibits of LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery, and finally admire the masterpieces at Museum of Fine Arts Einari Junttila.

To find photos, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Kittila journey planner.

You can drive from Rovaniemi to Kittila in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Kittila are -5°C, while nighttime lows are -15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Inari.

Things to do in Kittila

Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Levi
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LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery ©
LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi
Snow Village ©
Snow Village

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Inari

Inari ©
Inari is Finland's largest, most sparsely populated municipality, with four official languages, more than any other in the country. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Sun): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church, see the interesting displays at Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center, and then take in the pleasant sights at Otsamo Fell.

For ratings, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Inari trip itinerary maker tool .

Getting from Kittila to Inari by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around -7°C in December, and nighttime lows around -17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) so you can travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Inari

Museums Historic Sites
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Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church
Otsamo Fell ©
Otsamo Fell

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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.
On the 16th (Mon), pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, then learn about all things military at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, and then admire the striking features of Temppeliaukion Church.

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Getting from Inari to Helsinki by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Inari in December, expect nights in Helsinki to be much warmer, around -3°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Museums
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukion Church ©
Temppeliaukion Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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