7 days in Finland Itinerary

7 days in Finland Itinerary

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7 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Valencia
Fly:  11​h
1
Rovaniemi
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h
2
Helsinki
— 4 nights
Fly:  8​h 45​min
End: Valencia

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night
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 3rd (Thu): snap pictures at Lumberjack's Candle Bridge, don't miss a visit to Lordi's Square, 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. Here are some ideas for day two: find something for the whole family at SantaPark, then get engrossed in the history at Arktikum, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Rovaniemi Church.

To see ratings, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Rovaniemi trip planner.

Valencia, Spain to Rovaniemi is an approximately 11-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. The time zone changes from Central European Time to Eastern European Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from Valencia in January; daily highs in Rovaniemi reach -10°C and lows reach -17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks Tours Museums
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Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Safaris

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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. Next up on the itinerary: learn about all things military at Fortress of Suomenlinna, pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, admire the masterpieces at Kansallisgalleria, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Hietaranta Beach.

To see where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Helsinki vacation planner .

You can fly from Rovaniemi to Helsinki in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In January, Helsinki is somewhat warmer than Rovaniemi - with highs of -3°C and lows of -9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Theme Parks Parks Historic Sites
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Linnanmaki Amusement Park ©
Linnanmaki Amusement Park
Korkeasaari Zoo ©
Korkeasaari Zoo

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