7 days in Finland Itinerary

7 days in Finland Itinerary

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7 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Moscow
Fly:  5​h 15​min
1
Helsinki
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
2
Koli National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 30​min
3
Rovaniemi
— 1 night
Fly:  7​h 15​min
End: Moscow

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 7th (Sun): explore the galleries of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and then brush up on your military savvy at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna. On the 8th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the spiritual surroundings of Rock Church, appreciate the extensive heritage of The Esplanadi Park, don't miss a visit to Senate Square, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kamppi Chapel of Silence.

To see traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Helsinki trip itinerary maker site .

Moscow, Russia to Helsinki is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also take a train; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Moscow Standard Time (MSK) to Eastern European Time (EET) is minus 1 hour. In April in Helsinki, expect temperatures between 9°C during the day and 0°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Koli National Park.

Things to do in Helsinki

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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Rock Church ©
Rock Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

2
nights
Koli National Park

Koli National Park ©
Start off your visit on the 10th (Wed): contemplate the waterfront views at Pielinen and then head outdoors with Neitikoski Rapids. On the 11th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in panoramic vistas at Rasavaara Observation tower, trek along Akka-Koli Hill, and then hike along Paha-Koli Hill.

For other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Koli National Park online trip itinerary builder .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Helsinki to Koli National Park. Traveling from Helsinki in April, expect nights in Koli National Park to be about the same, around -2°C, while days are little chillier, around 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) so you can travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Koli National Park

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Neitikoski Rapids ©
Neitikoski Rapids

1
night
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Fri): take in the views from Lumberjack's Candle Bridge, then look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, then see Santa Claus Office, and finally find something for the whole family at Santa Claus Village. On the 13th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the fascinating underground world of Syvasenvaara Fell, then look for gifts at LAURI, and then get engrossed in the history at Arktikum.

For where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Rovaniemi online trip itinerary builder .

Drive from Koli National Park to Rovaniemi in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In April, plan for daily highs up to 3°C, and evening lows to -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

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Safaris
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Arktikum ©
Arktikum

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