6 days in Finland Itinerary

6 days in Finland Itinerary

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6 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Amsterdam
Fly:  5​h 15​min
1
Helsinki
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Turku
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 15​min
3
Rovaniemi
— 1 night
Fly:  7​h 45​min
End: Amsterdam

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 16th (Sun) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. Next up on the itinerary: admire the landmark architecture of Rock Church, admire the masterpieces at Kansallisgalleria, stroll through Korkeasaari Zoo, and explore the galleries of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum.

For traveler tips, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read Helsinki journey planner.

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Helsinki is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and ferry; or drive. The time zone changes from Central European Time to Eastern European Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Amsterdam in December; daily highs in Helsinki reach 3°C and lows reach -3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Turku.

Things to do in Helsinki

#Historic Sites, #Theme Parks, #Parks
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Rock Church ©
Rock Church
Fortress of Suomenlinna ©
Fortress of Suomenlinna
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

1
night
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
On the 18th (Tue), gain insight at Turku Cathedral, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, then explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle, and finally get lost in a book at Turku City Library.

To see traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Turku trip planner .

Traveling by car from Helsinki to Turku takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Turku are 1°C, while nighttime lows are -4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Turku

#Historic Sites, #Museums, #Parks
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Turku City Library ©
Turku City Library

1
night
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
On the 19th (Wed), see Santa Claus Office, see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, and then find something for the whole family at Santa Claus Village.

To find ratings, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Rovaniemi tour itinerary maker site .

Traveling by combination of train and flight from Turku to Rovaniemi takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Turku in December, with highs in Rovaniemi at -6°C and lows at -13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

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

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