7 days in Finland Itinerary

7 days in Finland Itinerary

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Fly
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Helsinki
— 4 nights
Drive
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Lahti
— 1 night
Fly
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Rovaniemi
— 1 night
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Helsinki

Daughter of the Baltic

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 Marimekko. Get some cultural insight at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Temppeliaukio Church. The adventure continues: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, don't miss a visit to Senate Square, kick back and relax at Hietaranta Beach, and take a stroll through Ullanlinna.

To find photos, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Helsinki online trip maker.

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. Traveling from London in December, expect Helsinki to be slightly colder, temps between 3°C and -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Lahti.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks · Shopping · Historic Sites · Beaches

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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 Ski Centre, then take 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 drive from Helsinki to Lahti in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Helsinki in December, expect Lahti to be slightly colder, temps between -1°C and -6°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) so you can travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Lahti

Winter Sports · Tours · Outdoors · Parks

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Sibelius Hall ©
Civic Center
Sibelius Hall
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Rovaniemi

Official Hometown of Santa Claus

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, then see 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 -10°C and -17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Wildlife · Museums · Outdoors · Tours
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Safaris
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Arktikum ©
History Museum
Arktikum
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