6 days in Finland Itinerary

6 days in Finland Itinerary

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6 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  6​h 15​min
1
Rovaniemi
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 45​min
2
Vaasa
— 1 day
Fly:  3​h 45​min
3
Helsinki
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h
End: London

1
night
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 26th (Sat): look for gifts at Your Piece Of Finland.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Rovaniemi trip planner .

London, UK to Rovaniemi is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from London to Rovaniemi due to the time zone difference. Traveling from London in October, you will find days in Rovaniemi are colder (3°C), and nights are little chillier (-1°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Vaasa.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Tours Wildlife Outdoors
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Feelapland ©
Feelapland
Santa Claus Office ©
Santa Claus Office
Your Piece Of Finland ©
Your Piece Of Finland

1
day
Vaasa

Vaasa ©
Vaasa is a city on the west coast of Finland. Start off your visit on the 28th (Mon): take in the dramatic natural features at Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site.

For other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Vaasa route builder app .

You can fly from Rovaniemi to Vaasa in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. While traveling from Rovaniemi, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Vaasa, ranging from highs of 9°C to lows of 1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Mon) so you can travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Vaasa

Nature Parks Wildlife
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Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site ©

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.
Get some historical perspective at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Helsinki Cathedral. Head to Market Square Kauppatori and Artisaanifor some retail therapy. When in Helsinki, make a side trip to see Nuuksio National Park in Espoo, approximately 46 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: pause for some serene contemplation at Rock Church, appreciate the extensive heritage of The Esplanadi Park, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), and wander the streets of Ullanlinna.

For traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Helsinki online itinerary planner .

Getting from Vaasa to Helsinki by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 10°C in October, and nighttime lows around 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trip

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

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