5 days in Finland Itinerary

5 days in Finland Itinerary

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5 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Bristol
train + Fly:  9​h 15​min
1
Rovaniemi
— 1 day
Fly:  4​h
2
Helsinki
— 3 nights
Fly:  7​h 45​min
End: Bristol

1
day
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
On the 4th (Tue), make a trip to Lordi's Square, look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, then don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Office, and finally get in on the family fun at Santa Claus Village.

For reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Rovaniemi travel planner.

Bristol, UK to Rovaniemi is an approximately 9.5-hour combination of train and flight. You can also do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Bristol to Rovaniemi due to the time zone difference. In December, daytime highs in Rovaniemi are -6°C, while nighttime lows are -13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) early enough to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

#Theme Parks, #Outdoors, #Wildlife
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Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Safaris
Santa Claus Office ©
Santa Claus Office

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.
Kids will enjoy Linnanmaki Amusement Park and Korkeasaari Zoo. There's lots more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Rock Church, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, take an in-depth tour of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, and admire the masterpieces at Kansallisgalleria.

To find photos, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read Helsinki online day trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Rovaniemi to Helsinki takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from Rovaniemi in December, expect Helsinki to be somewhat warmer, temps between 3°C and -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

#Theme Parks, #Historic Sites, #Museums
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Rock Church ©
Rock Church
Linnanmaki Amusement Park ©
Linnanmaki Amusement Park
Korkeasaari Zoo ©
Korkeasaari Zoo

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