5 days in Finland Itinerary

5 days in Finland Itinerary

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5 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  6​h 45​min
1
Rovaniemi
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 45​min
2
Mustasaari
— 1 day
Fly:  4​h
3
Helsinki
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h 15​min
End: London

1
night
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
To find more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Rovaniemi day trip site .

London, UK to Rovaniemi is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from London to Rovaniemi is 2 hours. Traveling from London in December, things will get colder in Rovaniemi: highs are around -6°C and lows about -13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) so you can travel to Mustasaari.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

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

1
day
Mustasaari

Mustasaari ©
Korsholm is a municipality of Finland. On the 25th (Tue), take in the dramatic natural features at Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Mustasaari trip builder .

You can drive from Rovaniemi to Mustasaari in 7.5 hours. Another option is to fly. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Rovaniemi in December; daily highs in Mustasaari reach 0°C and lows reach -5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Mustasaari

#Nature, #Wildlife, #Parks

Side Trip

Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site
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Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site ©

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.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Wed): kick back and relax at Aurinkolahti Beach, brush up on your military savvy at Fortress of Suomenlinna, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral. On your second day here, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Rock Church, tour the pleasant surroundings at Hietaranta Beach, then make a trip to Senate Square, and finally take a stroll through Ullanlinna.

For photos, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Helsinki trip itinerary site .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Mustasaari to Helsinki. In December in Helsinki, expect temperatures between 3°C during the day and -3°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Beaches
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Aurinkolahti Beach ©
Aurinkolahti Beach
Hietaranta Beach ©
Hietaranta Beach
Ullanlinna ©
Ullanlinna

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