4 days in Finland Itinerary

4 days in Finland Itinerary

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Helsinki
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Rovaniemi
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Helsinki

Daughter of the Baltic

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 26th (Sun): take in the spiritual surroundings of Kamppi Chapel of Silence, step into the grandiose world of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), and finally stroll through The Esplanadi Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 27th (Mon): admire the striking features of Temppeliaukio Church, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, then pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, and finally take a stroll through Katajanokka.

For more things to do, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Helsinki online travel route planner.

New York City, USA to Helsinki is an approximately 13-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time is 7 hours. Traveling from New York City in September, you will find days in Helsinki are little chillier (61°F), and nights are cooler (45°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Neighborhoods
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Rovaniemi

Official Hometown of Santa Claus

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Tue): take an exotic tour of a safari tour.

For other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, use the Rovaniemi road trip planning tool.

You can fly from Helsinki to Rovaniemi in 4.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. Traveling from Helsinki in September, expect nights in Rovaniemi to be about the same, around 42°F, while days are a bit cooler, around 53°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Tue) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife
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Highlights from your trip

Finland travel guide

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Architectural Buildings · Landmarks · Castles
Land of a Thousand Lakes
Combining vast Nordic wilderness with bustling hip cities, Finland offers something to delight and surprise all its visitors. Generally speaking, the northern region is populated by unspoiled pine forests, glistening blue lakes, and a plethora of interesting wildlife, while the south is home to the nation's thoroughly modern urban centers. Although Finland holds the title of most sparsely populated county in the European Union, restaurants, bars, and nightclubs in cities like Helsinki, Espoo, and Tampere are often packed with fun-loving Finns. Do bring your dancing shoes, but don't forget your hiking boots either--you'll want to make use of the country's 37 national parks, spread throughout this "Land of a Thousand Lakes."

Lapland travel guide

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Landmarks · Safaris · Nightlife
The wild expanses of Lapland promise spectacular scenery, adventure, and rich cultural experiences. As the country's northernmost region, it sits well above the Arctic Circle. Despite also being the largest region, in Lapland just 3.4 percent of the Finnish population calls this great stretch of land home, leaving plenty of room for pristine lakes, dense forest, and seven unspoiled national parks. An abundance of well-marked trails await hikers of all levels, while more remote and rugged adventures beckon experienced explorers. Music is of particular importance in these parts, so try to catch a concert or dance performance during your stay.