7 days in Finland Itinerary

7 days in Finland Itinerary

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7 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  6​h
1
Helsinki
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h
2
Koli National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  6​h
3
Rovaniemi
— 1 day
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.
On the 5th (Fri), take in the spiritual surroundings of Kamppi Chapel of Silence. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 6th (Sat): take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), don't miss a visit to Senate Square, then explore the world behind art at Kansallisgalleria, then admire the striking features of Rock Church, and finally admire the masterpieces at Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma.

To see photos, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Helsinki vacation planner.

London, UK to Helsinki is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and ferry; or drive. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from London to Helsinki due to the time zone difference. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from London in April, with highs in Helsinki at 9°C and lows at 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Koli National Park.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukion Church ©
Temppeliaukion Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

3
nights
Koli National Park

Koli National Park ©
Koli National Park is known for trails, nature, museums, wildlife, and outdoors. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get outside with Neitikoski Rapids, contemplate the waterfront views at Pielinen, hike along Paha-Koli Hill, and fly down the slopes at Ukko-Koli.

For traveler tips, reviews, photos, and tourist information, go to the Koli National Park trip planner .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Helsinki to Koli National Park. When traveling from Helsinki in April, plan for little chillier days in Koli National Park, with highs around 6°C, while nights are about the same with lows around -2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Koli National Park

Outdoors Parks Trails
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Neitikoski Rapids ©
Neitikoski Rapids
Ukko-Koli ©
Ukko-Koli
Pielinen ©
Pielinen

1
day
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Thu): identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, look for gifts at LAURI, then see Santa Claus Office, and finally get in on the family fun at Santa Claus Village.

To see photos, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Rovaniemi attractions planner.

Getting from Koli National Park to Rovaniemi by car takes about 6 hours. Other options: fly. In April, daytime highs in Rovaniemi are 3°C, while nighttime lows are -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
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Safaris
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Santa Claus Office ©
Santa Claus Office

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