7 days in Finland Itinerary

7 days in Finland Itinerary

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7 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  6​h 45​min
1
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Fly + train:  3​h 45​min
2
Lahti
— 1 night
train:  1​h
3
Helsinki
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h 15​min
End: London

2
nights
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
For more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, read Rovaniemi holiday builder site .

London, UK to Rovaniemi is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of train and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from London to Rovaniemi. In December, Rovaniemi is colder than London - with highs of -6°C and lows of -13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Lahti.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

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

1
night
Lahti

Lahti ©
Lahti is a city and municipality in Finland.Lahti is the capital of the Päijänne Tavastia region. On the 4th (Tue), make a trip to Musical Fountain, then take a stroll around Sibelius Hall, and then examine the collection at Lahti Art Museum.

For more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Lahti online tour itinerary builder .

Traveling by combination of flight and train from Rovaniemi to Lahti takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and train; or drive. In December, Lahti is somewhat warmer than Rovaniemi - with highs of -1°C and lows of -6°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) so you can catch the train to Helsinki.

Things to do in Lahti

Shopping Museums
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Sibelius Hall ©
Sibelius Hall
Musical Fountain ©
Musical Fountain

3
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.
For shopping fun, head to Marimekko or Old Market Hall. Pack the 8th (Sat) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. And it doesn't end there: pause for some serene contemplation at Rock Church, brush up on your military savvy at Fortress of Suomenlinna, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), and don't miss a visit to Senate Square.

To see more things to do, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read Helsinki online trip builder .

Traveling by train from Lahti to Helsinki takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Lahti in December, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Helsinki: temperatures range from 3°C by day to -3°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Shopping Theme Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Flamingo Entertainment Center
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Old Market Hall ©
Old Market Hall
Kamppi Shopping Centre ©
Kamppi Shopping Centre

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