6 days in Finland Itinerary

6 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Philadelphia
Train + Fly:  14 h
1
Helsinki
— 2 nights
Fly + Bus:  4 h
2
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
+2
Bus + Fly + Train:  16 h 30 min
End: Philadelphia

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.
Step out of Helsinki with an excursion to Nuuksio National Park in Espoo--about 48 minutes away. There's much more to do: explore the historical opulence of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kamppi Chapel of Silence, make a trip to Senate Square, and admire the landmark architecture of Helsinki Central Railway Station.

For more things to do, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read Helsinki online travel planner.

Philadelphia, USA to Helsinki is an approximately 13.5- hour combination of train and flight. You can also fly; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time is 7 hours. Traveling from Philadelphia in December, expect Helsinki to be a bit cooler, temps between 37°F and 27°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trip

Nuuksio National Park
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

2
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
On the 9th (Mon), don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Office, make a trip to Santa Claus Village, and then get in on the family fun at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus.

To see other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Rovaniemi trip planner.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Helsinki to Rovaniemi in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Helsinki in December, expect Rovaniemi to be a bit cooler, temps between 22°F and 11°F. On the 10th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks Museums Shopping
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SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus ©
SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Arktikum ©
Arktikum

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