6 days in Finland Itinerary

6 days in Finland Itinerary

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6 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Denver
Drive + Fly:  15​h 15​min
1
Helsinki
— 2 nights
+2
Fly + foot + shuttle:  5​h
2
Akaslompolo
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Rovaniemi
— 1 night
Fly + Drive:  18​h
End: Denver

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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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali). Visit Temppeliaukio Church and Helsinki Cathedral for their historical value. When in Helsinki, make a side trip to see Nuuksio National Park in Espoo, approximately 48 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: take a stroll through Katajanokka, admire the masterpieces at Kansallisgalleria, contemplate the long history of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kamppi Chapel of Silence.

To see other places to visit, reviews, photos, and tourist information, go to the Helsinki trip planner.

Denver, USA to Helsinki is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. Traveling from Denver to Helsinki, you'll lose 9 hours due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Denver, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Helsinki, ranging from highs of 33°F to lows of 26°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) early enough to travel to Akaslompolo.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trip

Nuuksio National Park
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church

1
night
Akaslompolo

On the 16th (Sun), look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Yllas Ski Resort, and then stop by Jemes Sport.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Akaslompolo trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

You can do a combination of flight and shuttle from Helsinki to Akaslompolo in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Helsinki in February, with highs in Akaslompolo at 24°F and lows at 13°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) early enough to drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trips

Jemes Sport, Yllas Ski Resort
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Safaris
Yllas Ski Resort ©
Yllas Ski Resort
Jemes Sport ©
Jemes Sport

1
night
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Mon): see Santa Claus Office and then look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Rovaniemi vacation planning website .

Traveling by car from Akaslompolo to Rovaniemi takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In February, plan for daily highs up to 22°F, and evening lows to 14°F. On the 17th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
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Safaris
Santa Claus Office ©
Santa Claus Office

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