6 days in Finland Itinerary

6 days in Finland Itinerary

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6 days in Finland Itinerary

St. Petersburg
train:  3​h 45​min
Helsinki
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
Rovaniemi
— 1 night
Fly + train:  7​h 15​min
St. Petersburg

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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.
Pack the 6th (Fri) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. Next up on the itinerary: deepen your knowledge of military history at Fortress of Suomenlinna, tour the pleasant surroundings at Korkeasaari Zoo, appreciate the extensive heritage of The Esplanadi Park, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Rock Church.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, use the Helsinki travel route builder website .

St. Petersburg, Russia to Helsinki is an approximately 4-hour train ride. You can also fly; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from St. Petersburg to Helsinki. April in Helsinki sees daily highs of 9°C and lows of 0°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Sun) to allow time for travel to Rovaniemi.

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Fortress of Suomenlinna ©
Fortress of Suomenlinna
Rock Church ©
Rock Church
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 9th (Mon): see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour and then get in on the family fun at Santa Claus Village.

To find where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Rovaniemi trip planner.

You can fly from Helsinki to Rovaniemi in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Traveling from Helsinki in April, things will get slightly colder in Rovaniemi: highs are around 3°C and lows about -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

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