5 days in Finland Itinerary

5 days in Finland Itinerary

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5 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Copenhagen
Fly:  6 h 30 min
1
Rovaniemi
— 1 day
Drive:  2 h
2
Kittila
— 1 night
Drive:  8 h
3
Merikarvia
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h
4
Helsinki
— Few hours
Fly:  20 h 15 min
End: Bakersfield

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day
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
For where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Rovaniemi attractions app.

Copenhagen, Denmark to Rovaniemi is an approximately 6.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of train, bus, and flight; or drive. Traveling from Copenhagen to Rovaniemi, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In December, Rovaniemi is much colder than Copenhagen - with highs of 22°F and lows of 11°F. On the 17th (Tue), you'll travel to Kittila.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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1
night
Kittila

Kittila ©
Kittilä is a municipality of Finland and a popular holiday resort.It is located in northern Finland north of the Arctic Circle within the Lapland region. Start off your visit on the 17th (Tue): delve into the distant past at Taatsin seita, make a trip to Giewont Husky Adventures, and then make a trip to Lapland Hotels SnowVillage.

To find photos, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read Kittila trip planner.

You can drive from Rovaniemi to Kittila in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Kittila can reach 23°F, while at night they dip to 9°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) so you can travel to Merikarvia.

Things to do in Kittila

Historic Sites
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Taatsin seita ©
Taatsin seita
Lapland Hotels SnowVillage ©
Lapland Hotels SnowVillage

1
night
Merikarvia

Merikarvia
Merikarvia is a municipality of Finland.It is located in the Satakunta region. Start off your visit on the 18th (Wed): explore the striking landscape of Bothnian Sea National Park.

To see reviews and more tourist information, go to the Merikarvia day trip planning site.

Drive from Kittila to Merikarvia in 10.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) early enough to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Merikarvia

Parks Wildlife Nature
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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.
On the 19th (Thu), admire the landmark architecture of Temppeliaukio Church and then explore the historical opulence of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna.

For ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Helsinki road trip app.

Drive from Merikarvia to Helsinki in 4 hours. In December, daily temperatures in Helsinki can reach 37°F, while at night they dip to 27°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Museums
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church

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