5 days in Finland Itinerary

5 days in Finland Itinerary

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Rovaniemi
— 1 night
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Helsinki
— 3 nights

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Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©

Official Hometown of Santa Claus

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Mon): see Santa Claus Office, make a trip to Santa Claus Village, and then get in on the family fun at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus.

For traveler tips, maps, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Rovaniemi tour itinerary planner.

London, UK to Rovaniemi is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time to Eastern European Standard Time is 2 hours. Traveling from London in December, expect Rovaniemi to be much colder, temps between -6°C and -13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) to allow time to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks · Fun & Games
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SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus ©
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Santa Claus Office ©
Santa Claus Office

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Helsinki

Helsinki ©

Daughter of the Baltic

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.
Bring the kids along to Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Helsinki Cathedral. Change things up with a short trip to Heureka in Vantaa (about 32 minutes away). There's still lots to do: admire the landmark architecture of Temppeliaukio Church, don't miss a visit to Senate Square, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), and admire nature's wide array of creatures at Korkeasaaren Elaintarha.

Before you visit Helsinki, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

You can fly from Rovaniemi to Helsinki in 4.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Rovaniemi in December; daily highs in Helsinki reach 3°C and lows reach -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites · Theme Parks · Parks · Museums

Side Trips

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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Linnanmaki Amusement Park ©
Linnanmaki Amusement Park
Korkeasaaren Elaintarha ©
Korkeasaaren Elaintarha

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