5 days in Finland Itinerary

5 days in Finland Itinerary

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5 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  6​h 15​min
1
Rovaniemi
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h
2
Helsinki
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h
End: London

1
night
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Before you visit Rovaniemi, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

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 (GMT) to Eastern European Time (EET) is 2 hours. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from London in February, with highs in Rovaniemi at -6°C and lows at -11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) 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

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.
Get in touch with nature at Aurinkolahti Beach and Hietaranta Beach. Do your shopping at Hakaniemi Market and Marimekko. There's lots more to do: learn about all things military at Fortress of Suomenlinna, look for gifts at Boss Shop, relax and rejuvenate at Flamingo Entertainment Center, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kamppi Chapel of Silence.

To find where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Helsinki sightseeing planner .

You can fly from Rovaniemi to Helsinki in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In February, Helsinki is a bit warmer than Rovaniemi - with highs of 0°C and lows of -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Beaches Outdoors Shopping

Side Trip

Flamingo Entertainment Center
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Old Market Hall ©
Old Market Hall
Hakaniemi Market ©
Hakaniemi Market
Aurinkolahti Beach ©
Aurinkolahti Beach

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