8 days in Finland Itinerary

8 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Seville
Fly:  9 h 30 min
1
Helsinki
— 3 nights
Fly + Bus:  4 h
2
Rovaniemi
— 3 nights
+2
Fly + Bus + Train:  12 h 15 min
End: Seville

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.
Step out of Helsinki to go to Espoo and see Nuuksio National Park, which is approximately 48 minutes away. Pack the 31st (Mon) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. There's much more to do: browse the exhibits of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, take an in-depth tour of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, admire the masterpieces at Kansallisgalleria, and walk around The Esplanadi Park.

For photos, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Helsinki trip site.

Seville, Spain to Helsinki is an approximately 10- hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Seville to Helsinki is 1 hour. While traveling from Seville, expect colder days and slightly colder nights in Helsinki, ranging from highs of 3°C to lows of -3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Mon) so you can travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Historic Sites Theme Parks

Side Trip

Nuuksio National Park
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Linnanmaki Amusement Park ©
Linnanmaki Amusement Park
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church

3
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 (Tue): take an exotic tour of a safari tour and then don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village. Here are some ideas for day two: get engrossed in the history at Arktikum and then get in on the family fun at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus.

To find maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Rovaniemi attractions planning app.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Helsinki to Rovaniemi in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Helsinki in December; daily highs in Rovaniemi reach -6°C and lows reach -13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks Wildlife Outdoors
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SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus ©
SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Safaris

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