7 days in Finland Itinerary

7 days in Finland Itinerary

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Start: London
Fly:  6 h 15 min
1
Rovaniemi
— 1 night
Fly:  4 h 30 min
2
Kouvola
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 30 min
3
Helsinki
— 4 nights
Fly:  6 h
End: London

1
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 26th (Sat): look for gifts at Your Piece Of Finland, thenlook for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, thenexplore the different monuments and memorials at German Soldier s Cemetery, and finally don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village. On the next day, pause for some serene contemplation at Rovaniemi Church, thenget engrossed in the history at Arktikum, and then find something for the whole family at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus.

To find photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Rovaniemi trip site.

London, UK to Rovaniemi is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from London to Rovaniemi is 2 hours. While traveling from London, expect much colder days and slightly colder nights in Rovaniemi, ranging from highs of 3°C to lows of -1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) so you can travel to Kouvola.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks Wildlife Tours
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SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus ©
Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Safaris

1
night
Kouvola

Kouvola ©
Kouvola is a town and municipality in southeastern Finland. On the 28th (Mon), stroll through Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area, take an in-depth tour of World Heritage Site - Verla Groundwood and Board Mill, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Arboretum Mustila.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Kouvola trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

You can fly from Rovaniemi to Kouvola in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. While traveling from Rovaniemi, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Kouvola, ranging from highs of 7°C to lows of 1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Helsinki.

Things to do in Kouvola

Wildlife Parks Nature

Side Trip

Arboretum Mustila
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Arboretum Mustila ©
Arboretum Mustila
Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area ©
Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area

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.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and ARTag Gallery. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Helsinki Cathedral and Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum. Change things up with a short trip to Nuuksio National Park in Espoo (about 48 minutes away). Pack the 31st (Thu) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. There's much more to do: admire the landmark architecture of Temppeliaukio Church, wander the streets of Ullanlinna, hunt for treasures at Market Square Kauppatori, and stop by Katajanokka.

To see ratings, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read Helsinki journey builder app.

Traveling by car from Kouvola to Helsinki takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 10°C in October, and nighttime lows around 1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Theme Parks Nature Parks

Side Trip

Nuuksio National Park
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church

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