4 days in Finland Itinerary

4 days in Finland Itinerary

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4 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Amsterdam
Fly:  7​h 45​min
1
Rovaniemi
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 15​min
2
Helsinki
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
End: Amsterdam

1
night
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
To see maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Rovaniemi trip planner .

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Rovaniemi is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Amsterdam to Rovaniemi. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from Amsterdam in December, with highs in Rovaniemi at -6°C and lows at -13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) so you can travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks Outdoors Wildlife
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Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Safaris
Santa Claus Office ©
Santa Claus Office

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 16th (Sun): learn about all things military at Fortress of Suomenlinna, take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), don't miss a visit to Senate Square, then pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, and finally admire the masterpieces at Kansallisgalleria. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the striking features of Rock Church, take an in-depth tour of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, then look for gifts at Marimekko, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of The Esplanadi Park.

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Traveling by flight from Rovaniemi to Helsinki takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Rovaniemi in December; daily highs in Helsinki reach 3°C and lows reach -3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Rock Church ©
Rock Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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