7 days in Finland Itinerary

7 days in Finland Itinerary

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7 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  6​h
1
Helsinki
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Turku
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h
3
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h 15​min
End: London

3
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.
Pack the 22nd (Sat) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. The adventure continues: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Rock Church, admire the masterpieces at Kansallisgalleria, tour the pleasant surroundings at Korkeasaari Zoo, and make a trip to Senate Square.

For photos, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Helsinki online tour builder .

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. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from London in December: high temperatures in Helsinki hover around 3°C and lows are around -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) so you can drive to Turku.

Things to do in Helsinki

#Theme Parks, #Historic Sites, #Parks
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Rock Church ©
Rock Church
Fortress of Suomenlinna ©
Fortress of Suomenlinna
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

1
night
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Sun): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Turku Cathedral, examine the collection at Luostarinmaki Handicrafts Museum, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, then explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle, and finally get lost in a book at Turku City Library.

To see other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Turku day trip planning app .

You can drive from Helsinki to Turku in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In December, daytime highs in Turku are 1°C, while nighttime lows are -4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) so you can travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Turku

#Historic Sites, #Museums, #Parks
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Turku City Library ©
Turku City Library

2
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Mon): don't miss a visit to Lordi's Square, identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, see Santa Claus Office, enjoy some diversion at Snowman World Igloo Hotel, then find something for the whole family at Santa Claus Village, and finally take in the views from Lumberjack's Candle Bridge. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Tue): get in on the family fun at SantaPark, take an in-depth tour of Arktikum, and then admire all the interesting features of Lappi Areena.

For ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Rovaniemi trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Turku to Rovaniemi takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Turku in December: high temperatures in Rovaniemi hover around -6°C and lows are around -13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

#Theme Parks, #Tours, #Fun & Games
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Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Safaris
Santa Claus Office ©
Santa Claus Office

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