5 days in Finland Itinerary

5 days in Finland Itinerary

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5 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: New York City
Fly:  16​h 15​min
1
Rovaniemi
— 1 day
Fly:  5​h
2
Turku
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
3
Helsinki
— 2 nights
Fly:  12​h 15​min
End: New York City

1
day
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Tue): hit the slopes at Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy, then take an in-depth tour of Arktikum, and then stroll the grounds of German Soldier s Cemetery.

To find reviews, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Rovaniemi journey app .

New York City, USA to Rovaniemi is an approximately 16.5-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also fly; or do a combination of bus, flight, and taxi. You'll lose 7 hours traveling from New York City to Rovaniemi due to the time zone difference. Expect cooler weather when traveling from New York City in April: highs in Rovaniemi hover around 38°F, while lows dip to 26°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) early enough to travel to Turku.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Outdoors Winter Sports Parks
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Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy ©
Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy
German Soldier s Cemetery ©
German Soldier s Cemetery
Arktikum ©
Arktikum

1
night
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Wed): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Turku Cathedral, then kick back and relax at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, and then step off the mainland to explore Vepsa Island.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Turku travel route planner .

Traveling by flight from Rovaniemi to Turku takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. When traveling from Rovaniemi in April, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Turku: temperatures range from 46°F by day to 30°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) so you can drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Turku

Beaches Outdoors Parks
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Vepsa Island ©
Vepsa Island
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna ©
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna

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 25th (Thu): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Rock Church, take an in-depth tour of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, expand your understanding of the military at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, then wander the streets of Katajanokka, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali). Here are some ideas for day two: take in the spiritual surroundings of Kamppi Chapel of Silence, explore the world behind art at Kansallisgalleria, pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, then contemplate the long history of Mannerheim Museum, and finally take a stroll through Ullanlinna.

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Traveling by car from Turku to Helsinki takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 47°F in April, and nighttime lows around 32°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Mannerheim Museum ©
Mannerheim Museum

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