6 days in Finland Itinerary

6 days in Finland Itinerary

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6 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  6​h
1
Helsinki
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h
2
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h 15​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 3rd (Mon) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. Next up on the itinerary: learn about all things military at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, admire the masterpieces at Kansallisgalleria, get to know the fascinating history of The Esplanadi Park, and take an in-depth tour of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum.

For ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Helsinki trip tool .

London, UK to Helsinki is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and ferry; or do a combination of car and train. Traveling from London to Helsinki, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from London in November: high temperatures in Helsinki hover around 5°C and lows are around 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) to allow time to travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Helsinki

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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Rock Church ©
Rock 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.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Tue): get engrossed in the history at Arktikum, see the interesting displays at Santa's House of Snowmobiles, then see Santa Claus Office, and finally find something for the whole family at Santa Claus Village. Here are some ideas for day two: snap pictures at Lumberjack's Candle Bridge, explore the fascinating underground world of Syvasenvaara Fell, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Feelapland.

To see more things to do, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Rovaniemi online itinerary planner .

You can fly from Helsinki to Rovaniemi in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. In December, Rovaniemi is little chillier than Helsinki - with highs of -6°C and lows of -13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Parks Fun & Games Outdoors
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Santa Claus Office ©
Santa Claus Office
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Arktikum ©
Arktikum

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