6 days in Finland Itinerary

6 days in Finland Itinerary

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6 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  6​h 15​min
1
Rovaniemi
— 3 nights
train:  1​h 15​min
2
Kemi
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 15​min
3
Helsinki
— 1 night
Fly:  6​h
End: London


3
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Change things up with a short trip to Amethyst Mine Lapland in Luosto (about 1h 35 min away). Next up on the itinerary: find something for the whole family at Santa Claus Village, get curious at Pilke Science Centre, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Rovaniemi Church, and enjoy some diversion at Santa Claus Office.

For ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Rovaniemi trip planner.

London, UK to Rovaniemi 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. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from London to Rovaniemi due to the time zone difference. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from London in February; daily highs in Rovaniemi reach -6°C and lows reach -11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) so you can take a train to Kemi.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks Museums Wildlife

Side Trip

Amethyst Mine Lapland
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Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Safaris
Arktikum ©
Arktikum

1
night
Kemi

Kemi ©
Kemi is a town and municipality of Finland. On the 17th (Sun), admire the striking features of Kemi Church and then pause for some serene contemplation at Tornio Church.

To see reviews, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Kemi trip itinerary builder app .

Getting from Rovaniemi to Kemi by train takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or drive. In February, plan for daily highs up to -4°C, and evening lows to -11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Kemi

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Tornio Church
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Kemi Church ©
Kemi Church
Sampo Icebreaker ©
Sampo Icebreaker
Tornio Church ©
Tornio Church

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Mon): pause for some serene contemplation at Rock Church, admire the masterpieces at Kansallisgalleria, then make a trip to Senate Square, then pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, and finally brush up on your military savvy at Fortress of Suomenlinna.

To find maps, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read Helsinki day trip app .

You can fly from Kemi to Helsinki in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Kemi in February, with highs in Helsinki at 0°C and lows at -3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Museums
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Rock Church ©
Rock Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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