5 days in Finland Itinerary

5 days in Finland Itinerary

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5 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Istanbul, Turkey
Fly:  7​h
1
Helsinki
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 15​min
2
Rovaniemi
— 3 nights
Fly:  9​h 30​min
End: Istanbul, Turkey

1
night
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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Linnanmaki and Hietaranta Beach. And it doesn't end there: take in the spiritual surroundings of Temppeliaukion Church, enjoy the sand and surf at Aurinkolahti Beach, explore the world behind art at Kansallisgalleria, and cool off at The Swimming Stadium.

To find maps, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Helsinki tour itinerary builder tool .

Fly from Rovaniemi to Helsinki in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Rovaniemi in January: high temperatures in Helsinki hover around -3°C and lows are around -9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Museums
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Kansallisgalleria ©
Kansallisgalleria

3
nights
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Amethyst Mine Lapland, Sampo Icebreaker and Safaris. On the 24th (Wed), explore and take pictures at Amethyst Mine Lapland. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Thu): snap pictures at Lumberjack's Candle Bridge, then don't miss a visit to Lordi's Square, then see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, and finally get in on the family fun at Santa Claus Village.

To find reviews, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Rovaniemi planner .

Istanbul, Turkey to Rovaniemi is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Expect colder temperatures when traveling from Istanbul in January; daily highs in Rovaniemi reach -10°C and lows reach -17°C. On the 26th (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Helsinki.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Tours Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Sampo Icebreaker, Amethyst Mine Lapland
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Safaris
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Sampo Icebreaker ©
Sampo Icebreaker

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