5 days in Finland Itinerary

5 days in Finland Itinerary

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5 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Porto Alegre
Fly:  21​h 45​min
1
Helsinki
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h
2
Rovaniemi
— 1 night
Fly:  29​h
End: Porto Alegre

1
night
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 14th (Tue): learn about all things military at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, then hunt for treasures at Old Market Hall, then don't miss a visit to Senate Square, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali). On the 15th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kamppi Chapel of Silence, take in the spiritual surroundings of Rock Church, then pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, then stop by Artisaani, and finally get to know the fascinating history of The Esplanadi Park.

To find ratings, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read Helsinki trip planner.

Porto Alegre, Brazil to Helsinki is an approximately 22-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Porto Alegre to Helsinki is 5 hours. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from Porto Alegre in January, with highs in Helsinki at -3°C and lows at -9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) so you can travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Helsinki

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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Rock Church ©
Rock 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.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Thu): see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, see Santa Claus Office, and then get in on the family fun at Santa Claus Village.

To see more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read Rovaniemi trip planner.

You can fly from Helsinki to Rovaniemi in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and train; or drive. In January, Rovaniemi is little chillier than Helsinki - with highs of -10°C and lows of -17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

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

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