6 days in Finland Itinerary

6 days in Finland Itinerary

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6 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  26​h
1
Rovaniemi
— 1 day
Fly:  4​h
2
Helsinki
— 3 nights
Fly:  22​h 45​min
End: Sydney

1
day
Rovaniemi

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 (Mon): make a trip to Marttiinin Wanha Tehdas, then see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, then don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Office, and finally find something for the whole family at Santa Claus Village.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Rovaniemi online trip itinerary maker .

Sydney, Australia to Rovaniemi is an approximately 26-hour flight. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time (New South Wales) to Eastern European Time, which is usually a -8 hour difference. Prepare for much colder weather when traveling from Sydney in January: high temperatures in Rovaniemi hover around -10°C and lows are around -17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) early enough to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

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

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.
Helsinki is known for historic sites, museums, shopping, fun & games, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the striking features of Rock Church, make a trip to Senate Square, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), and take an in-depth tour of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read our Helsinki tour planner.

You can fly from Rovaniemi to Helsinki in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In January, Helsinki is somewhat warmer than Rovaniemi - with highs of -3°C and lows of -9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Thu) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

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

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