5 days in Finland Itinerary

5 days in Finland Itinerary

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5 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  6​h
1
Helsinki
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h
2
Mustasaari
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 45​min
3
Rovaniemi
— Few hours
Fly:  6​h 15​min
End: London

2
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.
On the 22nd (Sat), take in the spiritual surroundings of Kamppi Chapel of Silence. On the 23rd (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), then learn about all things military at Fortress of Suomenlinna, then take an in-depth tour of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, and finally stop by Marimekko.

For other places to visit, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read Helsinki online tour itinerary planner .

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 difference when traveling from London to Helsinki is 2 hours. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from London in December; daily highs in Helsinki reach 3°C and lows reach -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) so you can travel to Mustasaari.

Things to do in Helsinki

#Historic Sites, #Shopping, #Museums

Side Trip

Flamingo Entertainment Centre
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Rock Church ©
Rock Church
Fortress of Suomenlinna ©
Fortress of Suomenlinna
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

1
night
Mustasaari

Mustasaari ©
Korsholm is a municipality of Finland. Kick off your visit on the 25th (Tue): head off the coast to Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site.

To see other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Mustasaari day trip planner .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Helsinki to Mustasaari. Traveling from Helsinki in December, expect nights in Mustasaari to be about the same, around -5°C, while days are slightly colder, around 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) so you can travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Mustasaari

#Nature, #Wildlife, #Parks

Side Trip

Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site
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Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site ©

few
hours
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 26th (Wed): don't miss a visit to Lordi's Square, look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, see Santa Claus Office, then find something for the whole family at Santa Claus Village, and finally snap pictures at Lumberjack's Candle Bridge.

To see other places to visit, ratings, photos, and tourist information, use the Rovaniemi online trip planner .

Traveling by car from Mustasaari to Rovaniemi takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Mustasaari in December; daily highs in Rovaniemi reach -6°C and lows reach -13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

#Theme Parks, #Tours, #Wildlife
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Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Safaris
Santa Claus Office ©
Santa Claus Office

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