5 days in Finland Itinerary

5 days in Finland Itinerary

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5 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Berlin
Fly:  5​h 15​min
Helsinki
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h
Rovaniemi
— 1 night
Fly:  10​h
End: Minsk

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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.
On the 27th (Thu), admire the masterpieces at Kansallisgalleria, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, then don't miss a visit to Senate Square, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), and finally deepen your knowledge of military history at Fortress of Suomenlinna. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Rock Church, then pause for some photo ops at Sibelius Monument, then steep yourself in history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, and finally make a trip to The Esplanadi Park.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Helsinki itinerary maker app .

Berlin, Germany to Helsinki is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and ferry; or drive. The time zone changes from Central European Time to Eastern European Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. In December, daily temperatures in Helsinki can reach 3°C, while at night they dip to -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Rovaniemi.

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

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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 29th (Sat): make a trip to Marttiinin Wanha Tehdas, see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, enjoy some diversion at Santa Claus Office, then get in on the family fun at Santa Claus Village, and finally take in the views from Lumberjack's Candle Bridge.

To find where to stay, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read our Rovaniemi road trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Helsinki to Rovaniemi takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. In December, Rovaniemi is a bit cooler than Helsinki - with highs of -6°C and lows of -13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

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Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
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Santa Claus Office ©
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