6 days in Finland Itinerary

6 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Bratislava
Bus + 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 + Bus:  8 h 30 min
End: Bratislava

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 19th (Fri), explore the world behind art at Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma. On the 20th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), make a trip to Senate Square, browse the eclectic array of goods at Old Market Hall, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, then admire the landmark architecture of Temppeliaukio Church, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kamppi Chapel of Silence.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Helsinki travel route planner.

Bratislava, Slovakia to Helsinki is an approximately 6- hour combination of bus and flight. You can also do a combination of bus, flight, and ferry; or drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Bratislava to Helsinki due to the time zone difference. In April, Helsinki is slightly colder than Bratislava - with highs of 9°C and lows of 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Vaasa.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

1
night
Vaasa

Vaasa ©
Vaasa is a city on the west coast of Finland. Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Mon): explore the striking landscape at Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site.

For where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Vaasa tour itinerary planner.

Getting from Helsinki to Vaasa by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. In April, daytime highs in Vaasa are 7°C, while nighttime lows are -1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) so you can travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Vaasa

Wildlife Nature Parks
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Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site ©
Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site

1
night
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Tue): take an exotic tour of a safari tour, see Santa Claus Office, and then make a trip to Santa Claus Village. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 24th (Wed): Head underground at Syvasenvaara Fell, then stop by LAURI Handicraft Shop & Atelier, and then take an in-depth tour of Arktikum.

To see more things to do, photos, and tourist information, go to the Rovaniemi holiday planner.

Fly from Vaasa to Rovaniemi in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. When traveling from Vaasa in April, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Rovaniemi: temperatures range from 3°C by day to -3°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

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

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