9 days in Finland Itinerary

9 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Helsinki
— 3 nights
2
Akaslompolo
— 2 nights
3
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights

3
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.
When in Helsinki, make a side trip to see Nuuksio National Park in Espoo, approximately Espoo away. There's lots more to do: step into the grandiose world of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, admire the landmark architecture of Temppeliaukio Church, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali).

To see ratings, maps, and tourist information, go to the Helsinki trip planning website.

Singapore, Singapore to Helsinki is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Singapore Standard Time (SGT) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET) is minus 6 hours. Plan for colder temperatures traveling from Singapore in December, with highs in Helsinki at °C and lows at °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) early enough to travel to Akaslompolo.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trip

Nuuksio National Park
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

2
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Akaslompolo

Akaslompolo ©
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Sat): bet on your favorite at Icekarting Levi and then grab your bike and head to Levi Ski Resort. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: hit the slopes at Yllas Ski Resort and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park.

For ratings, photos, maps, and more tourist information, read our Akaslompolo trip maker.

Traveling by flight from Helsinki to Akaslompolo takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Helsinki in December, expect Akaslompolo to be a bit cooler, temps between °C and °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) early enough to go by car to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Parks Winter Sports Outdoors

Side Trips

Levi, Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park, Yllas Ski Resort
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park

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Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
On the 23rd (Mon), see Santa Claus Office, thendon't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village, and then get in on the family fun at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus. On the 24th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get to know the resident critters at Ranua Zoo, stop by LAURI Handicraft Shop & Atelier, and then take an in-depth tour of Arktikum.

To find reviews, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Rovaniemi day trip planning tool.

You can drive from Akaslompolo to Rovaniemi in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Ranua Zoo
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SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus ©
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Arktikum ©
Arktikum

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