6 days in Finland Itinerary

6 days in Finland Itinerary

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6 days in Finland Itinerary

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

1
night
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
For other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, use the Rovaniemi trip itinerary planner.

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. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from London in December: high temperatures in Rovaniemi hover around -6°C and lows are around -13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) so you can travel to Turku.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks Wildlife Tours
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Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Safaris
Santa Claus Office ©
Santa Claus Office

1
day
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
On the 2nd (Wed), get lost in a book at Turku City Library, browse the exhibits of Turku Castle, kick back and relax at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, then enjoy some diversion at Adventure Park, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral.

To find more things to do, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Turku road trip tool .

Do a combination of flight and train from Rovaniemi to Turku in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from Rovaniemi in January, things will get a bit warmer in Turku: highs are around -3°C and lows about -9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) early enough to drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Turku

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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku City Library ©
Turku City Library
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna ©
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna

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.
Pack the 5th (Sat) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. The adventure continues: pause for some serene contemplation at Rock Church, explore the world behind art at Kansallisgalleria, brush up on your military savvy at Fortress of Suomenlinna, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kamppi Chapel of Silence.

For maps, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Helsinki holiday planner .

Traveling by car from Turku to Helsinki takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In January, daily temperatures in Helsinki can reach -3°C, while at night they dip to -9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Theme Parks Historic Sites Parks
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Rock Church ©
Rock Church
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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