6 days in Finland Itinerary

6 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: London
Fly:  30 h
1
Helsinki
— 2 nights
Fly + Bus:  4 h
2
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Fly + Train:  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.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): take in the spiritual surroundings of Kamppi Chapel of Silence. On your second day here, step into the grandiose world of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, then get to know the resident critters at Korkeasaari Zoo, then admire the striking features of Temppeliaukio Church, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral.

To find reviews, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Helsinki day trip planner.

London, UK to Helsinki is an approximately 6- hour combination of train and flight. You can also do a combination of train, flight, and ferry; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET), which is usually a 2 hour difference. In December, Helsinki is slightly colder than London - with highs of 3°C and lows of -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) so you can travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Helsinki

Theme Parks Historic Sites Zoos & Aquariums
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Linnanmaki Amusement Park ©
Linnanmaki Amusement Park
Korkeasaari Zoo ©
Korkeasaari Zoo

2
nights
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 25th (Tue): see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, then see Santa Claus Office, then don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village, and finally get some fabulous bargains at Marttiini Store Old Factory.

For maps, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Rovaniemi travel route app.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Helsinki to Rovaniemi takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Helsinki in December: high temperatures in Rovaniemi hover around -6°C and lows are around -13°C. On the 26th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Museums Tours Wildlife
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Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Safaris

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