7 days in Finland Itinerary

7 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: London
Fly:  6 h
1
Helsinki
— 4 nights
Fly:  4 h
2
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Fly:  6 h 15 min
End: London

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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Temppeliaukio Church. Helsinki Cathedral and The Esplanadi Park will appeal to history buffs. Take a break from Helsinki with a short trip to Nuuksio National Park in Espoo, about 48 minutes away. Pack the 29th (Tue) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. There's lots more to do: wander the streets of Katajanokka, hunt for treasures at Market Square Kauppatori, stop by Ullanlinna, and identify plant and animal life at Laajalahti Nature Reserve.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, go to the Helsinki day trip 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. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET), which is usually a 2 hour difference. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from London in October: high temperatures in Helsinki hover around 10°C and lows are around 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) so you can travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Theme Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Espoo
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church

2
nights
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
On the 31st (Thu), see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, stroll the grounds of German Soldier s Cemetery, and then don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: pause for some serene contemplation at Rovaniemi Church, take an in-depth tour of Arktikum, and then stop by LAURI Handicraft Shop & Atelier.

For more things to do, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Rovaniemi day trip planning site.

You can fly from Helsinki to Rovaniemi in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Helsinki in October, with highs in Rovaniemi at 3°C and lows at -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

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

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