8 days in Finland Itinerary

8 days in Finland Itinerary

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8 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: San Salvador
Fly:  21​h 45​min
1
Helsinki
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h
2
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Fly:  24​h
End: San Salvador

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.
Change things up with a short trip to Nuuksio National Park in Espoo (about 48 minutes away). The adventure continues: steep yourself in history at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kamppi Chapel of Silence, pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, and explore the galleries of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum.

For reviews, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Helsinki journey builder app .

San Salvador, El Salvador to Helsinki is an approximately 22-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 8 hours traveling from San Salvador to Helsinki. Traveling from San Salvador in December, expect Helsinki to be cooler, temps between 3°C and -3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) early enough to travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trip

Nuuksio National Park
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

2
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
On the 15th (Sun), make a trip to Marttiinin Wanha Tehdas, make a trip to Santa Claus Village, then see Santa Claus Office, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Rovaniemi Church, and finally get engrossed in the history at Arktikum. Keep things going the next day: stop by LAURI Handicraft Shop & Atelier, then Head underground at Syvasenvaara Fell, and then find something for the whole family at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus.

To find maps, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Rovaniemi trip maker website .

You can fly from Helsinki to Rovaniemi in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Helsinki in December; daily highs in Rovaniemi reach -6°C and lows reach -13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks Parks Nature
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Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Arktikum ©
Arktikum

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