32 days in Finland Itinerary

32 days in Finland Itinerary

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Rukatunturi
— 2 nights
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Rovaniemi
— 6 nights
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Tornio
— 2 nights
4
Levi
— 5 nights
5
Saariselka
— 5 nights
6
Koli National Park
— 4 nights
7
Helsinki
— 7 nights

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2
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Rukatunturi

Rukatunturi ©
On the 31st (Thu), take an exotic tour of Kuusamo Safaris Day Tours, then get interesting insight from Era-Susi Huskies - Day Tours, and then indulge in some personalized pampering at Rukaland. On the next day, relax in the rural setting at Palosaari Reindeer and Fishing Farm, then stroll through Wanha Raatesalmi, then explore the world behind art at Hannu Hautala Nature Photography Centre, and finally test your problem-solving skills at Escape Room Kuusamo.

For where to stay, reviews, maps, and tourist information, go to the Rukatunturi trip planning website.

New Delhi, India to Rukatunturi is an approximately 15-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference moving from India Standard Time (IST) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET) is minus 3.5 hours. Plan for colder temperatures traveling from New Delhi in December, with highs in Rukatunturi at -7°C and lows at -16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Fri) so you can travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Rukatunturi

Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife · Parks

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Horseback Riding Tour
Wanha Raatesalmi
5.0
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Spa
Rukaland
5.0
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Room Escape Game
Escape Room Kuusamo
4.7

6
nights
Rovaniemi

Official Hometown of Santa Claus

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Attractions like Santa Claus Village and Arktikum make great kid-friendly stops. Step out of Rovaniemi with an excursion to Ski Resort Ritavalkea in Pello--about 1h 30 min away. There's lots more to do: find something for the whole family at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus, wander the wide-open spaces of Orbas Reindeer Farm, have fun at Santa Claus Office, and identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas.

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You can drive from Rukatunturi to Rovaniemi in 2.5 hours. In January, daily temperatures in Rovaniemi can reach -10°C, while at night they dip to -17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Tornio.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife · Winter Sports

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2
nights
Tornio

Tornio ©
Tornio is a city and municipality in Lapland, Finland. Start off your visit on the 8th (Fri): pause for some serene contemplation at Tornio Church, get engrossed in the history at The Provincial Museum Of Tornio Valley, and then try out the rides at Duudsonit Activity Park - TornioHaparanda. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the activities along Kukkolankoski, look for all kinds of wild species at Nordic Safaris, and then take in panoramic vistas at Tornion vesitorni.

For more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Tornio tour planner.

Traveling by car from Rovaniemi to Tornio takes 2 hours. In January in Tornio, expect temperatures between -7°C during the day and -16°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Levi.

Things to do in Tornio

Fun & Games · Theme Parks · Outdoors · Parks

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Fishing Charter / Tour
Nordic Safaris
5.0

5
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.
Kids will enjoy Levi Ski Resort and Elan Ski Shop & Rental. Explore Levi's surroundings by going to Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park (in Muonio) and Lapland Hotels SnowVillage (in Kittila). The adventure continues: hit the slopes at Kids' Land, identify plant and animal life at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm, don't miss a visit to Giewont Husky Adventures, and experience rural life at Ounaskievari Reindeer Farm.

To see photos, maps, and more tourist information, use the Levi tour planner.

Traveling by car from Tornio to Levi takes 4 hours. Traveling from Tornio in January, expect Levi to be little chillier, temps between -11°C and -21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) so you can travel to Saariselka.

Things to do in Levi

Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports · Tours

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Biking Trail
Levi Ski Resort
4.4
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Auto Race Track
Icekarting Levi
4.8

5
nights
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.
Kids will enjoy Angry Birds Activity Park and Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort. Explore Saariselka's surroundings by going to Inari (Juutua Nature Trail, Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus, &more). There's much more to do: stop by Hippupuoti Gift Shop, get a taste of life in the country at Saariselka Reindeer Farm, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel.

To find maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Saariselka attractions planner.

Traveling by flight from Levi to Saariselka takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around -11°C in January, and nighttime lows around -20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) so you can travel to Koli National Park.

Things to do in Saariselka

Outdoors · Parks · Winter Sports · Historic Sites

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Nature / Wildlife Tour
Nature & Wildlife Tours
5.0

4
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Koli National Park

Koli National Park ©
Although many Koli National Park tours revolve around the majestic natural landscape, there are still plenty of things to see and do for those pursuing culture and heritage.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Arctic Trainers SUP-center and Pohjois-Karjalan museo Hilma. Go for a jaunt from Koli National Park to Joensuu to see Lykynlampi Outdoor Centre about 58 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: hit the slopes at Ukko-Koli, relax and rejuvenate at Koli Relax Spa, take in the pleasant sights at Rylays Hill, and explore the activities along Pielinen.

To see where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Koli National Park road trip site.

Explore your travel options from Saariselka to Koli National Park with the Route module. Traveling from Saariselka in January, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Koli National Park, with lows of -15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) to allow time to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Koli National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Museums · Winter Sports

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Ski Area
Ukko-Koli
4.8
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Stand-Up Paddleboarding
Arctic Trainers SUP-center
5.0
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Specialty Museum
Pohjois-Karjalan museo Hilma
4.4

7
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Helsinki

Helsinki ©

Daughter of the Baltic

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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Temppeliaukio Church. Pack the 27th (Wed) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. The adventure continues: pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, explore the world behind art at Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Espoo Cathedral, and admire the striking features of Helsinki Central Railway Station.

To see ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Helsinki road trip site.

Explore your travel options from Koli National Park to Helsinki with the Route module. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Koli National Park in January: high temperatures in Helsinki hover around -3°C and lows are around -9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites · Museums · Theme Parks · Shopping

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