5 days in Finland Itinerary

5 days in Finland Itinerary

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5 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Helsinki
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Helsinki
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 45​min
2
Vaasa
— 1 night
Drive:  7​h
3
Muonio
— 1 day
Drive:  3​h 15​min
4
Rovaniemi
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h
End: Helsinki

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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.
Start off your visit on the 31st (Wed): take in the spiritual surroundings of Rock Church, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, then make a trip to Senate Square, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), and finally learn about all things military at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna. Here are some ideas for day two: get in on the family fun at Linnanmaki Amusement Park.

To find more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Helsinki sightseeing planner .

Use the Route module to see travel options from your home to Helsinki. In October, daytime highs in Helsinki are 10°C, while nighttime lows are 1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Thu) early enough to travel to Vaasa.

Things to do in Helsinki

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Rock Church ©
Rock Church
Linnanmaki Amusement Park ©
Linnanmaki Amusement Park
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna

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Vaasa

Vaasa ©
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Fri): stroll through Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site.

To find more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Vaasa tour itinerary planner.

Getting from Helsinki to Vaasa by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. In November, daytime highs in Vaasa are 3°C, while nighttime lows are -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri) early enough to travel to Muonio.

Things to do in Vaasa

Wildlife Nature Parks
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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. Start off your visit on the 3rd (Sat): head outdoors with Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park.

To find where to stay, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Muonio holiday builder .

Getting from Vaasa to Muonio by car takes about 8.5 hours. Other options: fly. Traveling from Vaasa in November, expect Muonio to be slightly colder, temps between -5°C and -13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) to allow time to travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Muonio

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

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Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
On the 4th (Sun), don't miss a visit to Lordi's Square, then identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, then see Santa Claus Office, and finally get in on the family fun at Santa Claus Village.

For reviews, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read Rovaniemi road trip site .

Traveling by car from Muonio to Rovaniemi takes 3 hours. Traveling from Muonio in November, expect somewhat warmer with lows of -7°C in Rovaniemi. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Wildlife Outdoors Tours
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Safaris
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Santa Claus Office ©
Santa Claus Office

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