8 days in Finland Itinerary

8 days in Finland Itinerary

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8 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Seville
Fly:  9​h 30​min
1
Helsinki
— 3 nights
Fly:  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.
Family-friendly places like Nuuksio National Park and Linnanmaki Amusement Park will thrill your kids. There's still lots to do: deepen your knowledge of military history at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, make a trip to Senate Square, take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), and pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral.

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Seville, Spain to Helsinki is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. The time zone changes from Central European Time (CET) to Eastern European Time (EET), which is usually a 1 hour difference. When traveling from Seville in December, plan for cooler days in Helsinki, with highs around 3°C, while nights are little chillier with lows around -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Mon) to allow enough time to 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.
On the 1st (Tue), look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas and then find something for the whole family at Santa Claus Village. On the 2nd (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get engrossed in the history at Arktikum and then find something for the whole family at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus.

For traveler tips, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read Rovaniemi trip itinerary site .

You can fly from Helsinki to Rovaniemi in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Helsinki in December: high temperatures in Rovaniemi hover around -6°C and lows are around -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 Outdoors Tours
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Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Safaris

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