5 days in Finland Itinerary

5 days in Finland Itinerary

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5 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Zurich
Fly:  6​h 15​min
1
Helsinki
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h
2
Rovaniemi
— 1 night
Fly:  8​h
End: Zurich

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.
Take a break from Helsinki with a short trip to Nuuksio National Park in Espoo, about 48 minutes away. The adventure continues: step into the grandiose world of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, take an in-depth tour of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, don't miss a visit to Senate Square, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral.

To see other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Helsinki online journey planner .

Zurich, Switzerland to Helsinki is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and ferry; or drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Zurich to Helsinki due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Zurich in November, expect Helsinki to be a bit cooler, temps between 5°C and 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trip

Nuuksio National Park
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
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 26th (Tue): get engrossed in the history at Arktikum, don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village, and then see Santa Claus Office.

Make your Rovaniemi itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Traveling by flight from Helsinki to Rovaniemi takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Helsinki in November, with highs in Rovaniemi at -2°C and lows at -7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Museums Fun & Games
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Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Santa Claus Office ©
Santa Claus Office

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