7 days in Finland Itinerary

7 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Helsinki
— 4 nights
2
Lahti
— 1 night
3
Rovaniemi
— 1 night

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.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Kamppi Shopping Centre and Old Market Hall. Get some cultural insight at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum. There's still lots to do: admire the striking features of Temppeliaukio Church, don't miss a visit to Senate Square, kick back and relax at Aurinkolahti Beach, and take a stroll through Ullanlinna.

For reviews, maps, photos, and tourist information, go to the Helsinki trip itinerary builder tool.

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. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from London to Helsinki. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from London in December; daily highs in Helsinki reach °C and lows reach °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Tue) so you can catch the train to Lahti.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Shopping Historic Sites

Side Trip

Flamingo Entertainment Center
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church

1
night
Lahti

Lahti ©
Lahti is a city and municipality in Finland.Lahti is the capital of the Päijänne Tavastia region. Start off your visit on the 1st (Wed): tour the pleasant surroundings at Messila Maailma Oy Ski Center, thentake a stroll around Sibelius Hall, and then explore the world behind art at Lahti Art Museum.

To see reviews, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Lahti trip itinerary planner.

You can take a train from Helsinki to Lahti in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Helsinki in December, expect Lahti to be slightly colder, temps between °C and °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) so you can travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Lahti

Winter Sports Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Messila Maailma Oy Ski Center
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Sibelius Hall ©
Sibelius Hall

1
night
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Thu): get engrossed in the history at Arktikum, thensee exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, and then don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, use the Rovaniemi trip website.

Traveling by flight from Lahti to Rovaniemi takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Lahti in January, expect Rovaniemi to be little chillier, temps between °C and °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Tours Museums Outdoors
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Safaris
Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village

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