7 days in Finland Itinerary

7 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: London
Fly:  6 h
1
Helsinki
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h
2
Turku
— 1 night
Fly:  5 h
3
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Fly:  6 h 15 min
End: London

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.
Pack the 22nd (Sat) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. There's lots more to do: explore the historical opulence of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, take an in-depth tour of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kamppi Chapel of Silence, and explore the world behind art at Kansallisgalleria.

To find maps and tourist information, read our Helsinki sightseeing planner.

London, UK to Helsinki 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. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time to Eastern European Standard Time, which is usually a 2 hour difference. In December, Helsinki is little chillier than London - with highs of 3°C and lows of -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) so you can drive to Turku.

Things to do in Helsinki

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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

1
night
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Sun): take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral, examine the collection at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo, thenwork off some steam at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, thenexplore the historical opulence of Turku Castle, and finally get lost in a book at Turku City Library.

To see ratings, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Turku day trip app.

Drive from Helsinki to Turku in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 1°C in December, and nighttime lows around -4°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) early enough to travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Turku

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku City Library ©
Turku City Library
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna ©
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna

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 24th (Mon): make a trip to Lordi's Square, identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, thensee Santa Claus Office, thenget your game on at Snowman World Igloo Hotel, and finally make a trip to Santa Claus Village. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Tue): get in on the family fun at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus, get engrossed in the history at Arktikum, and then catch a live event at Lappi Areena.

To see maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Rovaniemi visit planner.

You can fly from Turku to Rovaniemi in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Turku in December: high temperatures in Rovaniemi hover around -6°C and lows are around -13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks Fun & Games Outdoors
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SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus ©
SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
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