4 days in Finland Itinerary

4 days in Finland Itinerary

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4 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  6​h
1
Helsinki
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h
2
Rovaniemi
— 1 night
Fly:  6​h 15​min
End: London

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.
On the 8th (Fri), take in the spiritual surroundings of Kamppi Chapel of Silence. On the 9th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), don't miss a visit to Senate Square, explore the world behind art at Kansallisgalleria, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Rock Church, and finally explore the world behind art at Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma.

To see more things to do, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read our Helsinki trip 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 changes from Greenwich Mean Time to Eastern European Time, which is usually a 2 hour difference. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from London in March, with highs in Helsinki at 3°C and lows at -5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) early enough to travel to Rovaniemi.

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

1
night
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Mon): take an exotic tour of a safari tour, then look for gifts at LAURI, then have fun at Santa Claus Office, and finally get in on the family fun at Santa Claus Village.

To see maps, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Rovaniemi road trip planning app .

Getting from Helsinki to Rovaniemi by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Helsinki in March; daily highs in Rovaniemi reach -1°C and lows reach -9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
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Safaris
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Santa Claus Office ©
Santa Claus Office

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