5 days in Finland Itinerary

5 days in Finland Itinerary

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5 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Lisbon
Fly:  11​h 30​min
1
Rovaniemi
— 1 day
Drive:  3​h 15​min
2
Muonio
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 15​min
3
Helsinki
— 1 night
Fly:  7​h 30​min
End: Lisbon


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Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Thu): snap pictures at Lumberjack's Candle Bridge, make a trip to Lordi's Square, see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, then have fun at Santa Claus Office, and finally get in on the family fun at Santa Claus Village.

To find photos, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Rovaniemi trip planner.

Lisbon, Portugal to Rovaniemi is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight, taxi, and bus; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Western European Time (WET) to Eastern European Time (EET) is 2 hours. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from Lisbon in November, with highs in Rovaniemi at -2°C and lows at -7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Muonio.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks Outdoors Tours
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Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Safaris
Santa Claus Office ©
Santa Claus Office

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night
Muonio

Muonio ©
Muonio is a municipality of Finland.The town is located in far northern Finland above the Arctic Circle on the country's western border, within the area of the former Lappi province. On the 16th (Fri), hit the slopes at Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park.

Discover how to plan a Muonio trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Getting from Rovaniemi to Muonio by car takes about 3 hours. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Rovaniemi in November since evenings lows in Muonio dip to -13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Muonio

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports
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Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Sat): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), pause for some serene contemplation at Rock Church, then explore the world behind art at Kansallisgalleria, then don't miss a visit to Senate Square, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral. Keep things going the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Kamppi Chapel of Silence, meet the residents at Korkeasaari Zoo, then learn about all things military at Fortress of Suomenlinna, and finally explore the galleries of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum.

For ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read Helsinki trip builder website .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Muonio to Helsinki. Traveling from Muonio in November, expect Helsinki to be somewhat warmer, temps between 5°C and 0°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Korkeasaari Zoo ©
Korkeasaari Zoo
Rock Church ©
Rock Church

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