5 days in Finland Itinerary

5 days in Finland Itinerary

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5 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Berlin
Fly:  6​h 45​min
1
Rovaniemi
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 15​min
2
Vaasa
— 1 day
Fly:  3​h 15​min
3
Helsinki
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h
End: Berlin

1
night
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
To see reviews, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Rovaniemi online route planner .

Berlin, Germany to Rovaniemi is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Berlin to Rovaniemi due to the time zone difference. March in Rovaniemi sees daily highs of -1°C and lows of -9°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) early enough to travel to Vaasa.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
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Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village

1
day
Vaasa

Vaasa ©
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Wed): head off the coast to Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site.

To see other places to visit, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Vaasa online travel route builder .

Traveling by flight from Rovaniemi to Vaasa takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. When traveling from Rovaniemi in March, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Vaasa: temperatures range from 2°C by day to -6°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Vaasa

Nature Parks Wildlife
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Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site ©

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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.
On the 28th (Thu), admire the landmark architecture of Rock Church, take an in-depth tour of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, learn about all things military at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Kamppi Chapel of Silence, then steep yourself in history at Mannerheim Museum, then make a trip to Senate Square, and finally get to know the fascinating history of The Esplanadi Park.

To find where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Helsinki trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Vaasa to Helsinki takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In March, daily temperatures in Helsinki can reach 3°C, while at night they dip to -5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Rock Church ©
Rock Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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