7 days in Finland Itinerary

7 days in Finland Itinerary

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7 days in Finland Itinerary

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.
Attractions like Nuuksio National Park and Laajalahti Nature Reserve make great kid-friendly stops. Get some historical perspective at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali). Pack the 29th (Tue) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. There's still lots to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Rock Church, browse the eclectic array of goods at Market Square Kauppatori, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kamppi Chapel of Silence, and get to know the fascinating history of The Esplanadi Park.

For more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Helsinki route planner.

London, UK to Helsinki is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and ferry; or do a combination of car and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from London to Helsinki. Traveling from London in October, expect Helsinki to be a bit cooler, temps between 10°C and 1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Wed) early enough to 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), identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, then explore the different monuments and memorials at German Soldier s Cemetery, and then get in on the family fun at Santa Claus Village. Here are some ideas for day two: pause for some serene contemplation at Rovaniemi Church, take an in-depth tour of Arktikum, and then look for gifts at LAURI.

To see traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Rovaniemi vacation planning website .

You can fly from Helsinki to Rovaniemi in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. In October, Rovaniemi is a bit cooler than Helsinki - with highs of 3°C and lows of -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Wildlife Tours Outdoors
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Safaris
Arktikum ©
Arktikum
German Soldier s Cemetery ©
German Soldier s Cemetery

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