5 days in Finland Itinerary

5 days in Finland Itinerary

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5 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  6​h
Helsinki
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
Tampere
— 1 night
train + Fly:  4​h 45​min
Rovaniemi
— 1 night
Fly:  6​h 15​min
End: London

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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.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Wed): take in the spiritual surroundings of Kamppi Chapel of Silence. On the next day, take in the spiritual surroundings of Rock Church, brush up on your military savvy at Fortress of Suomenlinna, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), then don't miss a visit to Senate Square, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral.

For more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read Helsinki trip itinerary builder app .

London, UK to Helsinki is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and ferry; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Eastern European Time (EET), which is usually a 2 hour difference. August in Helsinki sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Fri) early enough to catch the train to Tampere.

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Fortress of Suomenlinna ©
Fortress of Suomenlinna
Rock Church ©
Rock Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

1
night
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Sat): see the sky in a new way at Sarkanniemi Theme Park.

To see reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Tampere online trip itinerary planner .

You can take a train from Helsinki to Tampere in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In August, daily temperatures in Tampere can reach 23°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) so you can travel to Rovaniemi.

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Sarkanniemi Theme Park ©
Sarkanniemi Theme Park

1
night
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Sun): snap pictures at Lumberjack's Candle Bridge, don't miss a visit to Lordi's Square, then see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, then see Santa Claus Office, and finally find something for the whole family at Santa Claus Village.

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Do a combination of train and flight from Tampere to Rovaniemi in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from Tampere in September, you will find days in Rovaniemi are slightly colder (13°C), and nights are about the same (6°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

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Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Santa Claus Office ©
Santa Claus Office
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