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
Fly:  4​h
Mustasaari
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 45​min
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.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Mon): take in the spiritual surroundings of Kamppi Chapel of Silence. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Tue): admire the striking features of Rock Church, explore the world behind art at Kansallisgalleria, don't miss a visit to Senate Square, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), and finally learn about all things military at Fortress of Suomenlinna.

To see traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Helsinki road trip planning website .

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. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from London in December, with highs in Helsinki at 3°C and lows at -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Mustasaari.

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Rock Church ©
Rock Church
Korkeasaari Zoo ©
Korkeasaari Zoo
Fortress of Suomenlinna ©
Fortress of Suomenlinna

1
night
Mustasaari

Mustasaari ©
Korsholm is a municipality of Finland. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Thu): get great views at Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site.

For photos, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Mustasaari day trip planning site .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Helsinki to Mustasaari. Traveling from Helsinki in December, expect nights in Mustasaari to be about the same, around -5°C, while days are little chillier, around 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Mustasaari

#Parks, #Nature, #Wildlife

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Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site
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Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site ©

few
hours
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
On the 14th (Fri), make a trip to Lordi's Square, see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, then see Santa Claus Office, then find something for the whole family at Santa Claus Village, and finally take in the views from Lumberjack's Candle Bridge.

To see photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read Rovaniemi online travel planner .

Traveling by car from Mustasaari to Rovaniemi takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In December, Rovaniemi is slightly colder than Mustasaari - with highs of -6°C and lows of -13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) 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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