5 days in Finland Itinerary

5 days in Finland Itinerary

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5 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  26​h
1
Rovaniemi
— 1 day
Fly:  4​h
2
Helsinki
— 2 nights
Fly:  22​h 45​min
End: Sydney

1
day
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Fri): don't miss a visit to Lordi's Square, see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, then have fun at Santa Claus Office, then get in on the family fun at Santa Claus Village, and finally snap pictures at Lumberjack's Candle Bridge.

To see ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Rovaniemi trip itinerary app .

Sydney, Australia to Rovaniemi is an approximately 26-hour flight. Traveling from Sydney to Rovaniemi, you'll gain 8 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Sydney in December, things will get cooler in Rovaniemi: highs are around -6°C and lows about -13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) so you can travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

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

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Sat): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Rock Church, brush up on your military savvy at Fortress of Suomenlinna, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), 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 an in-depth tour of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and then enjoy the sand and surf at Hietaranta Beach.

To see other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Helsinki driving holiday planner.

Traveling by flight from Rovaniemi to Helsinki takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Rovaniemi in December, with highs in Helsinki at 3°C and lows at -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

#Historic Sites, #Outdoors, #Parks
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Fortress of Suomenlinna ©
Fortress of Suomenlinna
Rock Church ©
Rock Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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