8 days in Finland Itinerary

8 days in Finland Itinerary

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1
Helsinki
— 2 nights
2
Koli National Park
— 3 nights
3
Rovaniemi
— 1 night

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Tue): explore the historical opulence of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna. On the 17th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), make a trip to Senate Square, browse the eclectic array of goods at Old Market Hall, thenget engrossed in the history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, thenadmire the striking features of Temppeliaukio Church, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kamppi Chapel of Silence.

To find more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Helsinki day trip website.

Brussels, Belgium to Helsinki is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train, car, and ferry. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET) is 1 hour. Traveling from Brussels in April, expect Helsinki to be slightly colder, temps between °C and °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Koli National Park.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

3
nights
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.
Koli National Park is known for trails, nature, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: hit the slopes at Ukko-Koli, tour the pleasant surroundings at Akka-Koli Hill, take in panoramic vistas at Rasavaara Observation tower, and hike along Paha-Koli Hill.

To find where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Koli National Park trip builder tool.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Helsinki to Koli National Park. Traveling from Helsinki in April, expect nights in Koli National Park to be about the same, around °C, while days are little chillier, around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) so you can travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Koli National Park

Outdoors Parks Trails
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Neitikoski Rapids ©
Neitikoski Rapids
Ukko-Koli ©
Ukko-Koli
Pielinen ©
Pielinen

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 22nd (Mon): take an exotic tour of a safari tour, thenstop by LAURI Handicraft Shop & Atelier, thensee Santa Claus Office, and finally make a trip to Santa Claus Village. On your second day here, Head underground at Syvasenvaara Fell, thenget engrossed in the history at Arktikum, and then explore the world behind art at Korundi House of Culture.

To find maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Rovaniemi driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Koli National Park to Rovaniemi takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Expect a daytime high around °C in April, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

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Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Safaris

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