5 days in Finland Itinerary

5 days in Finland Itinerary

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5 days in Finland Itinerary

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

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.
Pack the 31st (Thu) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. There's much more to do: brush up on your military savvy at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, admire the landmark architecture of Rock Church, hunt for treasures at Market Square Kauppatori, and don't miss a visit to Senate Square.

To find traveler tips, photos, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Helsinki travel planner.

London, UK to Helsinki is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and ferry; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone difference when traveling from London to Helsinki is 2 hours. In October, Helsinki is little chillier than London - with highs of 10°C and lows of 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Thu) so you can travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Theme Parks Museums
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukion Church ©
Temppeliaukion 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.
On the 1st (Fri), take an in-depth tour of Arktikum, then explore the fascinating underground world of Syvasenvaara Fell, and then find something for the whole family at Santa Claus Village.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Rovaniemi trip maker app .

Getting from Helsinki to Rovaniemi by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Helsinki in October: high temperatures in Rovaniemi hover around 3°C and lows are around -1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Museums Nature Parks
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Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village

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