6 days in Finland Itinerary

6 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

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

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 (Wed) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. The adventure continues: explore the historical opulence of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, admire the landmark architecture of Temppeliaukio Church, admire the masterpieces at Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma, and get engrossed in the history at The National Museum of Finland.

For photos and more tourist information, refer to the Helsinki trip planner.

London, UK to Helsinki is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from London to Helsinki. In December, Helsinki is little chillier than London - with highs of 3°C and lows of -3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) so you can go by car to Turku.

Things to do in Helsinki

Theme Parks Historic Sites Museums
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
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.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Thu): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Turku Cathedral, tour the pleasant surroundings at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, thenexplore the galleries of Turku Castle, and finally get lost in a book at Turku City Library.

To see maps and more tourist information, you can read our Turku trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Helsinki to Turku by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or fly. In December in Turku, expect temperatures between 1°C during the day and -4°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) so you can travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Turku

Historic Sites Museums Spas
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku City Library ©
Turku City Library
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna ©
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna

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 7th (Fri): revel in the low prices at Marttiini Store Old Factory, see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, thensee Santa Claus Office, and finally don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village.

To find maps, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Rovaniemi trip maker site.

You can fly from Turku to Rovaniemi in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Turku in December; daily highs in Rovaniemi reach -6°C and lows reach -13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

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

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