6 days in Finland Itinerary

6 days in Finland Itinerary

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6 days in Finland Itinerary

London
Fly:  6​h 45​min
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Fly + train:  3​h 45​min
Lahti
— Few hours
train:  1​h
Helsinki
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h 15​min
London

1
day
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
To see ratings, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Rovaniemi road trip website .

London, UK to Rovaniemi is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of train and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from London to Rovaniemi. Traveling from London in July, you will find days in Rovaniemi are slightly colder (22°C), and nights are about the same (13°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) early enough to travel to Lahti.

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

1
day
Lahti

Lahti ©
Lahti is a city and municipality in Finland.Lahti is the capital of the Päijänne Tavastia region. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Wed): make a trip to Musical Fountain and then take a stroll around Sibelius Hall.

To find traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Lahti trip planner.

Getting from Rovaniemi to Lahti by combination of flight and train takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus, flight, and train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in July, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) so you can catch the train to Helsinki.

Things to do in Lahti

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Sibelius Hall ©
Sibelius Hall

3
days
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.
Head to Marimekko and Flamingo Entertainment Centrefor some retail therapy. Get some cultural insight at Rock Church and Helsinki Cathedral. Pack the 20th (Fri) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. There's lots more to do: contemplate the long history of Fortress of Suomenlinna, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kamppi Chapel of Silence, enjoy the sand and surf at Hietaranta Beach, and shop like a local with Old Market Hall.

To see maps, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read Helsinki online trip itinerary maker .

Traveling by train from Lahti to Helsinki takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July in Helsinki, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

#Theme Parks, #Shopping, #Historic Sites

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Flamingo Entertainment Centre
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Linnanmaki Amusement Park ©
Linnanmaki Amusement Park
Rock Church ©
Rock Church
Fortress of Suomenlinna ©
Fortress of Suomenlinna

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