9 days in Finland Itinerary

9 days in Finland Itinerary

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Saariselka
— 3 nights
2
Inari
— 1 night
3
Muonio
— 2 nights
4
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights

3
nights
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 12th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get all the equipment you need at Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort.

To see ratings, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Saariselka road trip tool.

Birmingham, UK to Saariselka is an approximately 15-hour combination of car and flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Birmingham to Saariselka is 2 hours. Traveling from Birmingham in December, expect Saariselka to be much colder, temps between °C and °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) so you can go by car to Inari.

Things to do in Saariselka

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports

Side Trip

Gold Prospector Museum
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Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort
Angry Birds Activity Park ©
Angry Birds Activity Park
Gold Prospector Museum ©
Gold Prospector Museum

1
night
Inari

Inari ©
Inari is Finland's largest, most sparsely populated municipality, with four official languages, more than any other in the country. On the 14th (Fri), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church, examine the collection at Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center, and then tour or see a show at The Sami Cultural Centre Sajos. On the 15th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the striking landscape of Lemmenjoki National Park.

To see more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Inari travel itinerary planner.

Getting from Saariselka to Inari by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus. December in Inari sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) so you can travel to Muonio.

Things to do in Inari

Nature Parks Museums

Side Trip

Lemmenjoki National Park
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Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center
Lemmenjoki National Park ©
Lemmenjoki National Park
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. Kick off your visit on the 16th (Sun): grab your bike and head to Levi Ski Resort. Keep things going the next day: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park.

To see reviews, maps, and tourist information, go to the Muonio attractions planner.

Traveling by car from Inari to Muonio takes 3.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around °C in December, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) early enough to travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Muonio

Parks Nature Tours

Side Trip

Levi Ski Resort
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park

2
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Tue): make a trip to Lordi's Square, get engrossed in the history at Arktikum, thensee Santa Claus Office, and finally don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village. On the 19th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: catch a live event at Lappi Areena and then get in on the family fun at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus.

To see maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Rovaniemi holiday maker tool.

You can drive from Muonio to Rovaniemi in 3 hours. In December, daily temperatures in Rovaniemi can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks Museums Fun & Games
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Arktikum ©
Arktikum
SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus ©
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village

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