5 days in Finland Itinerary

5 days in Finland Itinerary

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Helsinki
— 2 nights
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Rovaniemi
— 2 nights

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Helsinki

Helsinki ©

Daughter of the Baltic

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 14th (Sun): explore the world behind art at Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Temppeliaukio Church. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: make a trip to Senate Square, explore the historical opulence of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, hunt for treasures at Old Market Hall, then admire the striking features of Helsinki Central Railway Station, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kamppi Chapel of Silence.

To see maps, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Helsinki itinerary website.

Philadelphia, USA to Helsinki is an approximately 14-hour combination of train and flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time is 7 hours. While traveling from Philadelphia, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Helsinki, ranging from highs of 33°F to lows of 26°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) early enough to travel to Rovaniemi.

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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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Rovaniemi

Official Hometown of Santa Claus

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
On the 16th (Tue), stop by LAURI Handicraft Shop & Atelier, get engrossed in the history at Arktikum, then explore the fascinating underground world of Syvasenvaara Fell, and finally don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village. On the next day, see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour.

For photos, maps, and more tourist information, read our Rovaniemi trip tool.

You can fly from Helsinki to Rovaniemi in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Helsinki in February, expect Rovaniemi to be a bit cooler, temps between 22°F and 14°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife · Museums
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Safaris
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Arktikum ©
Arktikum

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