5 days in Finland Itinerary

5 days in Finland Itinerary

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5 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Manchester
Fly:  5​h 45​min
1
Helsinki
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h
2
Rovaniemi
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 45​min
End: Manchester

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.
Pack the 17th (Mon) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. There's much more to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Rock Church, make a trip to The Esplanadi Park, get engrossed in the history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, and pause for some photo ops at Sibelius Monument.

For ratings, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Helsinki trip maker .

Manchester, UK to Helsinki is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train, bus, and flight; or do a combination of car and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Manchester to Helsinki. Traveling from Manchester in December, things will get little chillier in Helsinki: highs are around 3°C and lows about -3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) early enough to travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Theme Parks Parks
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Rock Church ©
Rock Church
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

1
night
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Tue): get in on the family fun at Santa Claus Village, then see Santa Claus Office, and then get in on the family fun at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Rovaniemi trip itinerary tool .

Traveling by flight from Helsinki to Rovaniemi takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Helsinki in December, expect Rovaniemi to be a bit cooler, temps between -6°C and -13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

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

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