15 days in Finland Itinerary

15 days in Finland Itinerary

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15 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Lausanne
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  15​h 15​min
1
Inari
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
2
Rovaniemi
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Levi
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
4
Helsinki
— 4 nights
Fly:  11​h
End: Beijing

2
nights
Inari

Inari ©
Inari is Finland's largest, most sparsely populated municipality, with four official languages, more than any other in the country. On the 5th (Thu), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Saint Tryphon Pechenga Orthodox Church and then take some stellar pictures from Otsamo Fell. On the 6th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church, and then wander the wide-open spaces of Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus.

For ratings, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Inari trip planner.

Lausanne, Switzerland to Inari is an approximately 15.5-hour combination of car and flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Lausanne to Inari is 1 hour. In December, plan for daily highs up to 21°F, and evening lows to 6°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Inari

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

3
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Discover out-of-the-way places like SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus and Lordi's Square. Take a break from Rovaniemi with a short trip to Amethyst Mine Lapland in Luosto, about 1h 35 min away. The adventure continues: make a trip to Santa Claus Village, see the interesting displays at Christmas House Santa, get lost in a book at Rovaniemi City Library, and get curious at Pilke Science Centre.

For other places to visit and tourist information, use the Rovaniemi journey planner .

Traveling by car from Inari to Rovaniemi takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In December in Rovaniemi, expect temperatures between 22°F during the day and 11°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Levi.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Museums Theme Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Amethyst Mine Lapland
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Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village

3
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.
On the 11th (Wed), get all the equipment you need at Levi Ski Resort, then join the crowd at Icekarting Levi, and then identify plant and animal life at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm. Keep things going the next day: don't miss a visit to Snow Village, make a trip to Giewont Husky Adventures, then deepen your understanding at Kids' Land, and finally have some family-friendly fun at G2 ICEKARTING.

To see maps, photos, and more tourist information, read our Levi travel route builder tool .

Getting from Rovaniemi to Levi by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Levi are 22°F, while nighttime lows are 8°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) so you can travel to Inari.

Things to do in Levi

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trip

Kittila
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi
Lapland Hotels SnowVillage ©
Lapland Hotels SnowVillage

4
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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Room Escape Games and Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower. Venture out of the city with trips to Turku (Turku Cathedral & Turku City Library), Nuuksio National Park (in Espoo) and Porvoo Old Town (in Porvoo). There's much more to do: contemplate the long history of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temppeliaukion Church, and explore the world behind art at Kansallisgalleria.

To see photos, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Helsinki attractions planner.

Traveling by flight from Levi to Helsinki takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Traveling from Levi in December, expect Helsinki to be a bit warmer, temps between 37°F and 27°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Turku, Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower, Porvoo Old Town, Nuuksio National Park
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Room Escape Games

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