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
— 2 nights
Fly + bus:  4​h 15​min
2
Saariselka
— 1 night
+2
bus + Fly + bus:  3​h
3
Levi
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Rovaniemi
— 1 night
Fly:  6​h 15​min
End: London

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Sun): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kamppi Chapel of Silence. On the 14th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the spiritual surroundings of Rock Church, get engrossed in the history at National Museum of Finland, admire the masterpieces at Kansallisgalleria, then don't miss a visit to Senate Square, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral.

To see more things to do, photos, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Helsinki day trip planning app .

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. Traveling from London in January, expect nights in Helsinki to be little chillier, around -9°C, while days are cooler, around -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) early enough to travel to Saariselka.

Things to do in Helsinki

#Historic Sites, #Museums, #Beaches
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Fortress of Suomenlinna ©
Fortress of Suomenlinna
Rock Church ©
Rock Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

1
night
Saariselka

Saariselka ©
On the 16th (Wed), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Urho Kekkonen National Park, examine the collection at Gold Prospector Museum, and then have fun at Action Park.

To find ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Saariselka online trip maker .

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Helsinki to Saariselka takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or drive. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Helsinki in January, with highs in Saariselka at -11°C and lows at -20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Levi.

Things to do in Saariselka

#Fun & Games, #Trails, #Parks

Side Trip

Gold Prospector Museum
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Urho Kekkonen National Park ©
Urho Kekkonen National Park
Gold Prospector Museum ©
Gold Prospector Museum

1
night
Levi

Levi ©
Finland's largest and most popular ski resort, the fell of Levi provides excellent slopes and lively nightlife in an enchanting setting.
On the 17th (Thu), glide through natural beauty at Levi Ski Resort.

To find where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Levi road trip site .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Saariselka to Levi in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. January in Levi sees daily highs of -11°C and lows of -21°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Levi

#Trails, #Parks, #Outdoors
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort

1
night
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 18th (Fri): buy something for everyone on your list at Arctic Circle Mall, see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, then see Santa Claus Office, and finally get in on the family fun at Santa Claus Village.

To find reviews, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Rovaniemi journey builder website .

Traveling by car from Levi to Rovaniemi takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Rovaniemi when traveling from Levi in January, with lows around -17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

#Theme Parks, #Wildlife, #Outdoors
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Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Safaris
Santa Claus Office ©
Santa Claus Office

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