24 days in Finland & Scandinavia Itinerary

24 days in Finland & Scandinavia Itinerary

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24 days in Finland & Scandinavia Itinerary

Start: Sydney, Australia
Fly:  27 h
1
Rovaniemi, Finland
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
2
Saariselka, Finland
— 2 nights
Bus + Fly:  3 h
3
Levi, Finland
— 2 nights
Bus:  2 h 45 min
4
Enontekio, Finland
— 3 nights
Travel:  6 h 15 min
5
Tromso, Norway
— 2 nights
Fly:  4 h
6
Longyearbyen, Norway
— 1 night
Fly:  6 h 30 min
7
Leknes, Norway
— 1 night
Fly:  5 h 30 min
8
Stavanger, Norway
— 2 nights
Fly:  3 h
9
Oslo, Norway
— 3 nights
Fly:  2 h 45 min
10
Stockholm, Sweden
— 2 nights
Fly:  25 h
End: Sydney, Australia

2
nights
Rovaniemi, Finland

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Marttiini Store Old Factory as well as Shaman Huskies. On the 5th (Tue), stop by Marttiini Store Old Factory, tour in harmony with nature at Shaman Huskies, then Head underground at Syvasenvaara Fell, then look for gifts at LAURI Handicraft Shop & Atelier, and finally try to win big at Feel Vegas - Club Rovaniemi. On your second day here, don't miss a visit to Lordi's Square, then take an in-depth tour of Rovaniemi Local History Museum, then examine the collection at Santa's House of Snowmobiles, and finally examine the collection at Christmas House Santa.

For more things to do, maps, topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, and more tourist information, use the Rovaniemi route maker site .

Sydney, Australia to Rovaniemi is an approximately 27-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 8 hours traveling from Sydney to Rovaniemi. Expect colder temperatures when traveling from Sydney in January; daily highs in Rovaniemi reach -10°C and lows reach -17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) early enough to drive to Saariselka.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Museums Parks Nature
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Christmas House Santa ©
Christmas House Santa
Feel Vegas - Club Rovaniemi ©
Feel Vegas - Club Rovaniemi
Shaman Huskies ©
Shaman Huskies

2
nights
Saariselka, Finland

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 7th (Thu), hike along Pyha-Nattanen Fell, see the interesting displays at Gold Prospector Museum, and then look for gifts at Hippupuoti Gift Shop. Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center, then experience rural life at Inari Reindeer Farm, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel.

For photos, topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Saariselka tour builder website .

You can drive from Rovaniemi to Saariselka in 3.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Traveling from Rovaniemi in January, Saariselka is slightly colder at night with lows of -20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) so you can travel to Levi.

Things to do in Saariselka

Museums Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Inari, Gold Prospector Museum, Pyha-Nattanen Fell
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Gold Prospector Museum ©
Gold Prospector Museum
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Inari Reindeer Farm ©
Inari Reindeer Farm

2
nights
Levi, Finland

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 9th (Sat), ski along the peaceful trails at Torassieppi Reindeer Farm & Cottages, experience rural life at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm, and then get your game on at G2 ICEKARTING. On the next day, stop by Jemes Sport, don't miss a visit to Giewont Husky Adventures, and then take a stroll through Ounasjoki - River for activities.

To see traveler tips, topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Levi online driving holiday planner .

You can fly from Saariselka to Levi in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In January, plan for daily highs up to -11°C, and evening lows to -21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) to allow time to take a bus to Enontekio.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trips

Giewont Husky Adventures, Jemes Sport, Torassieppi Reindeer Farm & Cottages
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Torassieppi Reindeer Farm & Cottages ©
G2 ICEKARTING ©
G2 ICEKARTING
Jemes Sport ©
Jemes Sport

3
nights
Enontekio, Finland

Enontekio ©
On the 11th (Mon), make a trip to Pyhakero. Keep things going the next day: make a trip to Halti.

To see photos, reviews, maps, and tourist information, read our Enontekio trip itinerary maker tool .

You can take a bus from Levi to Enontekio in 3 hours. January in Enontekio sees daily highs of -13°C and lows of -22°C at night. On the 13th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Tromso.

Things to do in Enontekio

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Jarama WWII Fortification Camp
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Pyhakero ©
Pyhakero
Halti ©
Halti

2
nights
Tromso, Norway

Tromso ©
The cultural and economic hub of northern Norway, Tromso boasts a historical city center containing one of the highest concentrations of wooden houses in Europe.
On the 14th (Thu), explore the world behind art at Perspektivet Museum and then take in the views from Tromso Bridge. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 15th (Fri): examine the collection at Tromsø Museum – Universitetsmuseet, then look and learn at Northern Norwegian Science Center, then take in the exciting artwork at Nordnorsk Kunstmuseum, and finally browse the collection at Tromso Public library and City Archives.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Tromso day trip website .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Enontekio to Tromso. The time zone difference when traveling from Enontekio to Tromso is minus 1 hour. When traveling from Enontekio in January, plan for a bit warmer days in Tromso, with highs around -1°C, while nights are much hotter with lows around -7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) so you can travel to Longyearbyen.

Things to do in Tromso

Museums Childrens Museums Shopping
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Perspektivet Museum ©
Perspektivet Museum
Tromsø Museum – Universitetsmuseet ©
Tromso Bridge ©
Tromso Bridge

1
night
Longyearbyen, Norway

Longyearbyen ©
A coal-mining town, Longyearbyen draws visitors interested in viewing the northern lights.
On the 16th (Sat), don't miss a visit to Galleri Svalbard, then stop by Longyear 78 Outdoor & Expeditions, and then sample the tasty concoctions at Svalbard Brewery.

For photos, other places to visit, topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, and tourist information, read our Longyearbyen road trip planning app .

Getting from Tromso to Longyearbyen by flight takes about 4 hours. Traveling from Tromso in January, expect Longyearbyen to be slightly colder, temps between -5°C and -11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Leknes.

Things to do in Longyearbyen

Breweries & Distilleries Outdoors Shopping
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Longyear 78 Outdoor & Expeditions ©
Longyear 78 Outdoor & Expeditions
Galleri Svalbard ©
Galleri Svalbard

1
night
Leknes, Norway

Leknes ©
Leknes is a town in Nordland county, Norway. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Sun): appreciate the views at Himmeltinden.

To see more things to do, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, use the Leknes trip builder.

Fly from Longyearbyen to Leknes in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight and ferry. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Longyearbyen in January; daily highs in Leknes reach 1°C and lows reach -3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) so you can travel to Stavanger.

Things to do in Leknes

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Himmeltinden ©
Himmeltinden

2
nights
Stavanger, Norway

Stavanger ©
The coastal city of Stavanger ranks among Norway's top culinary destinations, its fine restaurants and food fairs an increasingly popular attraction with impassioned foodies from around the globe.
On the 18th (Mon), kick back and relax at Borestranden Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Orre Beach, then view the masterpieces at Galleri Gann, and finally appreciate the history behind Statue of Alexander Kielland. Here are some ideas for day two: identify plant and animal life at Rogaland Arboret, then view the masterpieces at Touscene, then enjoy the sand and surf at Godalen Beach, and finally admire the masterpieces at Reidar Berge museet.

Make your Stavanger itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Traveling by flight from Leknes to Stavanger takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. In January, plan for daily highs up to 4°C, and evening lows to 0°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) early enough to travel to Oslo.

Things to do in Stavanger

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Sandnes, Orre Beach, Borestranden Beach
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Borestranden Beach ©
Borestranden Beach
Orre Beach ©
Orre Beach
Rogaland Arboret ©
Rogaland Arboret

3
nights
Oslo, Norway

Oslo ©
Norway's capital city, Oslo boasts a thousand years of history and a diverse mix of architecture that blends old, new, and ultra-modern.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Maerrapanna Bathing and Recreational Area and Tjuvholmen Neighbourhood. Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sand and surf at Huk, steep yourself in history at Oscarshall, examine the collection at 22 July Centre, and stroll through Soerenga Public Pool.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read Oslo road trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Stavanger to Oslo takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Stavanger in January since evenings lows in Oslo dip to -9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) to allow time to travel to Stockholm.

Things to do in Oslo

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trip

Maerrapanna Bathing and Recreational Area
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Huk ©
Huk
Tjuvholmen Neighbourhood ©
Tjuvholmen Neighbourhood
Henie Onstad Art Center ©
Henie Onstad Art Center

2
nights
Stockholm, Sweden

Stockholm ©
One of Europe's most culturally diverse cities, Stockholm extends over 14 islands, united by a series of tunnels and bridges.
Explore hidden gems such as Strandvagen and S:t Jacobs Kyrka. And it doesn't end there: shop like a local with Drottninggatan, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Sofia Kyrka, learn the secrets of beer at a beer tour and tasting, and don't miss a visit to Hedvig Eleonora Kyrka.

To find topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Stockholm trip maker site .

Traveling by flight from Oslo to Stockholm takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Oslo in January, expect nights in Stockholm to be a bit warmer, around -5°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Stockholm

Historic Sites Parks Tours

Side Trip

Strandvagen
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Sofia Kyrka ©
Sofia Kyrka
Drottninggatan ©
Drottninggatan
Adolf Fredriks Kyrka ©
Adolf Fredriks Kyrka

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