6 days in Finland Itinerary

6 days in Finland Itinerary

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6 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  6​h
1
Helsinki
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
2
Vaasa
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 15​min
3
Rovaniemi
— 1 night
Fly:  6​h 15​min
End: London

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.
On the 20th (Sat), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kamppi Chapel of Silence. On your second day here, pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, make a trip to Senate Square, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), then take a stroll through Katajanokka, and finally learn about all things military at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna.

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London, UK to Helsinki is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and ferry; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time to Eastern European Time is 2 hours. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from London in April: high temperatures in Helsinki hover around 9°C and lows are around 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Vaasa.

Things to do in Helsinki

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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Rock Church ©
Rock Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

1
night
Vaasa

Vaasa ©
On the 23rd (Tue), identify plant and animal life at Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site.

For ratings, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Vaasa online itinerary planner .

You can fly from Helsinki to Vaasa in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. In April, daytime highs in Vaasa are 7°C, while nighttime lows are -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) early enough to travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Vaasa

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Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site ©

1
night
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Wed): take an exotic tour of a safari tour, look for gifts at LAURI, then see Santa Claus Office, and finally find something for the whole family at Santa Claus Village. On the next day, examine the collection at Santa's House of Snowmobiles, Head underground at Syvasenvaara Fell, then explore the different monuments and memorials at German Soldier s Cemetery, and finally take an in-depth tour of Arktikum.

For ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Rovaniemi trip maker tool .

Getting from Vaasa to Rovaniemi by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. While traveling from Vaasa, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Rovaniemi, ranging from highs of 3°C to lows of -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

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Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Safaris

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