5 days in Finland Itinerary

5 days in Finland Itinerary

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5 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Newark
Fly:  16​h 45​min
1
Rovaniemi
— 1 day
Fly:  4​h
2
Helsinki
— 3 nights
Fly:  16​h 45​min
End: Newark


1
day
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
On the 16th (Tue), look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, stop by LAURI, then enjoy some diversion at Santa Claus Office, and finally get in on the family fun at Santa Claus Village.

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Newark, USA to Rovaniemi is an approximately 17-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 7 hours traveling from Newark to Rovaniemi. When traveling from Newark in April, plan for cooler days and a bit cooler nights in Rovaniemi: temperatures range from 38°F by day to 26°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) so you can travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

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

3
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 17th (Wed): explore the galleries of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, deepen your knowledge of military history at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), then make a trip to Senate Square, and finally make a trip to Market Square Kauppatori. Keep things going the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Kamppi Chapel of Silence, admire the masterpieces at Kansallisgalleria, then admire the natural beauty at Observatory Hill Park, then pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, and finally stroll through The Esplanadi Park.

For traveler tips, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read Helsinki online travel route builder .

Fly from Rovaniemi to Helsinki in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from Rovaniemi in April, things will get a bit warmer in Helsinki: highs are around 47°F and lows about 32°F. On the 19th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can 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
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Helsinki Cathedral

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