8 days in Finland Itinerary

8 days in Finland Itinerary

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Helsinki
— 2 nights
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Rovaniemi
— 4 nights

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Helsinki

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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.
Helsinki is known for historic sites, shopping, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: step into the grandiose world of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), explore the world behind art at Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma, and get engrossed in the history at The National Museum of Finland.

To see reviews, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Helsinki online holiday planner.

Tampa, USA to Helsinki is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET) is 7 hours. Traveling from Tampa in December, things will get colder in Helsinki: highs are around 37°F and lows about 27°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Helsinki

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Rovaniemi

Official Hometown of Santa Claus

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Rovaniemi is known for wildlife, museums, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village, stroll through Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy, look for gifts at LAURI Handicraft Shop & Atelier, and look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Rovaniemi online vacation planner.

You can fly from Helsinki to Rovaniemi in 4.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Helsinki in December, with highs in Rovaniemi at 22°F and lows at 11°F. You will have some time to spend on the 4th (Mon) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Outdoors · Museums · Theme Parks · Wildlife
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Safari
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History Museum
Arktikum
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