7 days in Finland Itinerary

7 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Mexico City
Fly:  22 h
1
Rovaniemi
— 1 night
Fly:  5 h
2
Turku
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h
3
Helsinki
— 2 nights
Fly:  18 h 15 min
End: Mexico City

1
night
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Wed): make a trip to Santa Claus Village.

To find reviews, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Rovaniemi day trip planner.

Mexico City, Mexico to Rovaniemi is an approximately 22.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time is 8 hours. In February, Rovaniemi is much colder than Mexico City - with highs of -6°C and lows of -11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Turku.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Wildlife Tours Outdoors
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Safaris
Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Rovaniemi Church ©
Rovaniemi Church

2
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Fri): explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle, enjoy the sand and surf at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, then take in the spiritual surroundings of St Henry's Ecumenical Art Chappel, and finally get engrossed in the history at Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral, then enjoy the music at Sibeliusmuseum, then get engrossed in the history at Ett Hem Museum, and finally kick back and relax at Vepsa Island.

To find where to stay, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read our Turku holiday builder.

Getting from Rovaniemi to Turku by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Rovaniemi in February; daily highs in Turku reach 0°C and lows reach -5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Beaches Parks
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova ©
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova

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.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Sun): explore the world behind art at Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma, admire the striking features of Temppeliaukio Church, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), then explore the galleries of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral.

To find reviews, maps, and tourist information, read Helsinki vacation planner.

You can drive from Turku to Helsinki in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 3°C in March, and nighttime lows around -5°C. On the 4th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

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

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