7 days in Finland Itinerary

7 days in Finland Itinerary

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7 days in Finland Itinerary

London
Fly:  6​h 15​min
Helsinki
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h 45​min
London

4
days
Helsinki

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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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Linnanmaki Amusement Park and Hietaranta Beach. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Rock Church, tour the pleasant surroundings at Sibelius Monument, admire the masterpieces at Kansallisgalleria, and take an in-depth tour of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum.

To see ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read Helsinki attractions planner .

London, UK to Helsinki is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and ferry; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Eastern European Time (EET), which is usually a 2 hour difference. 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. On the 27th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Rovaniemi.

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Rock Church ©
Rock Church
Linnanmaki Amusement Park ©
Linnanmaki Amusement Park
Hietaranta Beach ©
Hietaranta Beach

2
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Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
On the 28th (Fri), snap pictures at Lumberjack's Candle Bridge, 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 don't miss a visit to Marttiinin Wanha Tehdas. On the 29th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: don't miss a visit to Lordi's Square, then get engrossed in the history at Arktikum, and then find something for the whole family at SantaPark.

To find reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Rovaniemi tour itinerary planner.

Getting from Helsinki to Rovaniemi by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Helsinki in December; daily highs in Rovaniemi reach -6°C and lows reach -13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

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Santa Claus Village
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