8 days in Finland Itinerary

8 days in Finland Itinerary

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1
Helsinki
— 2 nights
2
Rovaniemi
— 4 nights

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Helsinki

Helsinki ©

Daughter of the Baltic

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 23rd (Sat), admire the landmark architecture of Temppeliaukio Church, stroll around Sibelius Monument, take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), then pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, and finally make a trip to Senate Square.

To see maps, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Helsinki trip planner.

New Delhi, India to Helsinki is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from India Standard Time (IST) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET) is minus 3.5 hours. Prepare for much colder weather when traveling from New Delhi in December: high temperatures in Helsinki hover around 3°C and lows are around -3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) early enough to travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites · Parks
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Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral
Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali) ©

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nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©

Official Hometown of Santa Claus

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Nature & Wildlife Tours, Santa Claus Reindeer and Amethyst Mine Lapland. Take a break from Rovaniemi with a short trip to Ranua Zoo in Ranua, about 1h 5 min away. Next up on the itinerary: make a trip to Santa Claus Village, get in on the family fun at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus, take an in-depth tour of Forestry Museum of Lapland, and take an exotic tour of Arctic Lifestyle.

To see reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Rovaniemi journey builder website.

You can fly from Helsinki to Rovaniemi in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Helsinki in December, with highs in Rovaniemi at -6°C and lows at -13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours · Theme Parks

Side Trips

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 Santa Claus Reindeer ©
Santa Claus Reindeer
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Safaris

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