4 days in Finland Itinerary

4 days in Finland Itinerary

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4 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Newcastle upon Tyne
train + Fly:  9​h
1
Rovaniemi
— 1 day
Fly:  4​h
2
Helsinki
— 2 nights
+3
Fly + tram + foot + train:  7​h 45​min
End: Newcastle upon Tyne

1
day
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Sat): find something for the whole family at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus, then see Santa Claus Office, and then get in on the family fun at Santa Claus Village.

For where to stay, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Rovaniemi road trip app .

Newcastle upon Tyne, UK to Rovaniemi is an approximately 9-hour combination of train and flight. You can also do a combination of train, bus, and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time to Eastern European Time is 2 hours. In December, Rovaniemi is cooler than Newcastle upon Tyne - with highs of -6°C and lows of -13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) early enough to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks Fun & Games
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Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
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.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Sun): pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), then expand your understanding of the military at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, then admire the masterpieces at Kansallisgalleria, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Kamppi Chapel of Silence. Keep things going the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at The Esplanadi Park, make a trip to Senate Square, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Rock Church.

To see maps, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Helsinki online vacation maker .

You can fly from Rovaniemi to Helsinki in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Rovaniemi in December: high temperatures in Helsinki hover around 3°C and lows are around -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Mon) to allow time 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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