7 days in Finland Itinerary

7 days in Finland Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Finland journey maker

©
This plan was created by another user.  Make it your plan

Route & dates

7 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Lyon
tram + Fly:  6​h 15​min
1
Helsinki
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h
2
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Fly + tram:  8​h
End: Lyon

4
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.
Bring the kids along to Linnanmaki Amusement Park and Korkeasaari Zoo. And it doesn't end there: brush up on your military savvy at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, don't miss a visit to Senate Square, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali).

For where to stay, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Helsinki holiday planner .

Lyon, France to Helsinki is an approximately 6.5-hour combination of tram and flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from Lyon to Helsinki, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Lyon in February, expect Helsinki to be little chillier, temps between 0°C and -3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) early enough to travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Historic Sites Theme Parks
Find places to stay Feb 16 — 20:
Highlights from your plan
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Linnanmaki Amusement Park ©
Linnanmaki Amusement Park
Korkeasaari Zoo ©
Korkeasaari Zoo

2
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Thu): don't miss a visit to Marttiinin Wanha Tehdas, then see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, then see Santa Claus Office, and finally get in on the family fun at Santa Claus Village. On the next day, snap pictures at Lumberjack's Candle Bridge, don't miss a visit to Lordi's Square, and then find something for the whole family at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus.

To find photos, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Rovaniemi holiday maker tool .

Traveling by flight from Helsinki to Rovaniemi takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Helsinki in February: high temperatures in Rovaniemi hover around -6°C and lows are around -11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks Outdoors Tours
Find places to stay Feb 20 — 22:
Highlights from your plan
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Safaris

Similar Plans

8 days in Finland BY A USER FROM ITALY November, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: November, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 11 days in Finland BY A USER FROM INDIA December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 10 days in Finland BY A USER FROM FINLAND May, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, shopping, wildlife, slow & easy, popular sights PREFERENCES: May, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Slow & easy 9 days in Finland BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES February, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: February, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 14 days in Finland BY A USER FROM SINGAPORE December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, fast-paced, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Fast-paced 8 days in Finland BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES May, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: May, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 8 days in Finland BY A USER FROM INDIA February, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, shopping, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: February, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 11 days in Finland BY A USER FROM ISRAEL August, teens, kids, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, shopping, wildlife, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: August, teens, kids, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 6 days in Finland BY A USER FROM IRELAND December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 8 days in Finland BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM December, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: December, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 8 days in Finland BY A USER FROM INDIA January, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, museums, shopping, popular sights PREFERENCES: January, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 8 days in Finland BY A USER FROM UNITED ARAB EMIRATES February, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: February, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium
View more plans