4 days in Finland Itinerary

4 days in Finland Itinerary

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4 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Brussels
Fly:  5​h 30​min
1
Helsinki
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h
2
Kuusamo
— 1 night
bus:  2​h 30​min
3
Rovaniemi
— 1 night
Fly:  7​h 15​min
End: Brussels

1
night
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 8th (Wed): steep yourself in history at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna.

To find other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read our Helsinki day trip planner.

Brussels, Belgium to Helsinki is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. The time zone changes from Central European Time to Eastern European Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. In May, plan for daily highs up to 18°C, and evening lows to 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) early enough to travel to Kuusamo.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukion Church ©
Temppeliaukion Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

1
night
Kuusamo

Kuusamo is a town and municipality in Finland. Start off your visit on the 10th (Fri): explore the stunning scenery at Kiutakongas Rapids, take an exotic tour of a safari tour, and then explore and take pictures at Palosaari Reindeer and Fishing Farm.

For where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read Kuusamo trip tool .

Fly from Helsinki to Kuusamo in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. In May, Kuusamo is a bit cooler than Helsinki - with highs of 11°C and lows of 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can take a bus to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Kuusamo

Wildlife Outdoors Tours
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Safaris
Kiutakongas Rapids ©
Kiutakongas Rapids
Palosaari Reindeer and Fishing Farm ©

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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 (Sat): find something for the whole family at Santa Claus Village and then take an exotic tour of a safari tour.

To find reviews, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Rovaniemi trip planner.

Getting from Kuusamo to Rovaniemi by bus takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive. Expect a daytime high around 12°C in May, and nighttime lows around 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Tours Wildlife Outdoors
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Safaris
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village

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