8 days in Finland Itinerary

8 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Mexico City
Fly:  21 h 45 min
1
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Bus + Fly:  4 h
2
Helsinki
— 4 nights
Fly:  19 h 45 min
End: Mexico City

2
nights
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 1st (Wed): take an exotic tour of a safari tour, get engrossed in the history at Arktikum, and then let little ones run wild at Angry Birds Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu): examine the collection at Santa's House of Snowmobiles, don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village, see Santa Claus Office, then Head underground at Syvasenvaara Fell, and finally look for gifts at LAURI Handicraft Shop & Atelier.

To find where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Rovaniemi road trip planning app.

Mexico City, Mexico to Rovaniemi is an approximately 22.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight and train. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time, which is usually an 8 hour difference. Traveling from Mexico City in March, things will get colder in Rovaniemi: highs are around -1°C and lows about -9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) so you can travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Museums Outdoors Parks
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Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Safaris

4
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, shopping, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: step into the grandiose world of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, take an in-depth tour of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, and don't miss a visit to Senate Square.

For where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Helsinki tour itinerary site.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Rovaniemi to Helsinki takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Rovaniemi in April: high temperatures in Helsinki hover around 9°C and lows are around 0°C. You'll set off for home on the 6th (Mon).

Things to do in Helsinki

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

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