7 days in Finland Itinerary

7 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Los Angeles
Fly + Bus:  19 h
1
Rovaniemi
— 1 night
Drive:  6 h
2
Koli National Park
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  4 h
3
Helsinki
— 2 nights
Fly:  16 h 30 min
End: Los Angeles

1
night
Rovaniemi

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): see Santa Claus Office and then don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village. On the 3rd (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get engrossed in the history at Arktikum, explore the fascinating underground world of Syvasenvaara Fell, and then take an exotic tour of a safari tour.

To see maps, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Rovaniemi trip itinerary maker.

Los Angeles, USA to Rovaniemi is an approximately 19.5- hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight, shuttle, and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 10 hours traveling from Los Angeles to Rovaniemi. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from Los Angeles in May; daily highs in Rovaniemi reach 51°F and lows reach 37°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Koli National Park.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

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Safaris
Santa Claus Office ©
Santa Claus Office
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village

1
night
Koli National Park

Koli National Park ©
Although many Koli National Park tours revolve around the majestic natural landscape, there are still plenty of things to see and do for those pursuing culture and heritage.
On the 4th (Sat), enjoy breathtaking views from Rasavaara Observation tower, trek along Akka-Koli Hill, and then hike along Paha-Koli Hill. On the 5th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Kolinuuron kierros Nature Trail, trek along Ukko-Koli Hill, and then explore the activities along Pielinen.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read Koli National Park online vacation planner.

Getting from Rovaniemi to Koli National Park by car takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and car. Traveling from Rovaniemi in May, expect nights in Koli National Park to be about the same, around 39°F, while days are somewhat warmer, around 57°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Koli National Park

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Paha-Koli Hill ©
Paha-Koli Hill
Akka-Koli Hill ©
Akka-Koli Hill
Pielinen ©
Pielinen

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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.
On the 6th (Mon), admire the striking features of Temppeliaukio Church, step into the grandiose world of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, make a trip to Senate Square, then test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get in on the family fun at Linnanmaki Amusement Park.

For other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, use the Helsinki sightseeing planning site.

Explore your travel options from Koli National Park to Helsinki with the Route module. In May, plan for daily highs up to 60°F, and evening lows to 43°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

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Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Linnanmaki Amusement Park ©
Linnanmaki Amusement Park
Room Escape Games

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