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
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h
2
Rovaniemi
— 1 night
Fly:  6​h 15​min
End: London


4
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 10th (Wed) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. There's still lots to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Rock Church, make a trip to Senate Square, appreciate the history behind Sibelius Monument, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral.

To find traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Helsinki trip maker .

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. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from London to Helsinki. In October, Helsinki is slightly colder than London - with highs of 10°C and lows of 1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) early enough 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

1
night
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
On the 12th (Fri), snap pictures at Lumberjack's Candle Bridge, don't miss a visit to Lordi's Square, take an exotic tour of 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.

For ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Rovaniemi day trip planning site .

Traveling by flight from Helsinki to Rovaniemi takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Helsinki in October, expect Rovaniemi to be a bit cooler, temps between 3°C and -1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks Wildlife Tours
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Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Safaris
Santa Claus Office ©
Santa Claus Office

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