8 days in Finland Itinerary

8 days in Finland Itinerary

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8 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  6​h
1
Helsinki
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h
2
Pelkosenniemi
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
3
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h 15​min
End: London

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.
Helsinki is known for historic sites, museums, shopping, fun & games, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: learn about all things military at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, steep yourself in history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, and make a trip to Senate Square.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read Helsinki tour website .

London, UK to Helsinki is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and ferry; or do a combination of car and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from London to Helsinki. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from London in February, with highs in Helsinki at 0°C and lows at -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) so you can travel to Pelkosenniemi.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Museums Theme Parks
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Rock Church ©
Rock Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

2
nights
Pelkosenniemi

Pelkosenniemi ©
Pelkosenniemi is a municipality of Finland.Pelkosenniemi is located in the province of Lapland. On the 7th (Thu), get a dose of the wild on Arctic Husky Farm, then explore and take pictures at Amethyst Mine Lapland, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Sodankyla. Keep things going the next day: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Pyha-Luosto National Park.

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The Route module can help you plan travel from Helsinki to Pelkosenniemi. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Helsinki in February; daily highs in Pelkosenniemi reach -5°C and lows reach -13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Pelkosenniemi

Nature Parks Tours

Side Trips

Church of Sodankyla, Amethyst Mine Lapland, Pyha-Luosto National Park
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Pyha-Luosto National Park ©
Pyha-Luosto National Park
Amethyst Mine Lapland ©
Amethyst Mine Lapland
Church of Sodankyla ©
Church of Sodankyla

2
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
On the 9th (Sat), identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, then look for gifts at LAURI, then make a trip to Santa Claus Office, and finally find something for the whole family at Santa Claus Village. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get in on the family fun at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus, take an in-depth tour of Arktikum, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Rovaniemi Church.

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

Drive from Pelkosenniemi to Rovaniemi in 2 hours. In February in Rovaniemi, expect temperatures between -6°C during the day and -11°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks Tours Wildlife
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Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Safaris
Arktikum ©
Arktikum

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