5 days in Finland Itinerary

5 days in Finland Itinerary

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1
Helsinki
— 2 nights
2
Rovaniemi
— 1 night

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.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Thu): deepen your knowledge of military history at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, browse the eclectic array of goods at Old Market Hall, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kamppi Chapel of Silence. Keep things going the next day: appreciate the extensive heritage of The Esplanadi Park, make a trip to Senate Square, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), thenexamine the collection at Vantaa Art Museum, and finally get engrossed in the history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum.

For maps, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Helsinki attractions tool.

Frankfurt, Germany to Helsinki is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train, car, and ferry. Traveling from Frankfurt to Helsinki, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Frankfurt in February: high temperatures in Helsinki hover around °C and lows are around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) early enough to travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Vantaa Art Museum
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

1
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 24th (Sun): make a trip to Lordi's Square, thentake an exotic tour of a safari tour, thensee Santa Claus Office, and finally make a trip to Santa Claus Village.

To see traveler tips, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read Rovaniemi vacation planner.

You can fly from Helsinki to Rovaniemi in 4.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Helsinki in February, with highs in Rovaniemi at °C and lows at °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

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

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