8 days in Finland Itinerary

8 days in Finland Itinerary

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8 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Thessaloniki
Fly:  10​h 45​min
1
Rovaniemi
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 15​min
2
Vaasa
— 1 day
Fly:  3​h 15​min
3
Helsinki
— 3 nights
Fly:  9​h
End: Thessaloniki

1
night
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 26th (Fri): get curious at Pilke Science Centre, look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, and then find something for the whole family at Santa Claus Village. Keep things going the next day: see Santa Claus Office, get in on the family fun at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus, and then take an in-depth tour of Arktikum.

To see ratings and tourist information, refer to the Rovaniemi trip itinerary planner.

Thessaloniki, Greece to Rovaniemi is an approximately 11-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight, taxi, and bus; or drive. In April, Rovaniemi is much colder than Thessaloniki - with highs of 3°C and lows of -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Vaasa.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks Museums Outdoors
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Pilke Science Centre ©
Pilke Science Centre
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village

1
day
Vaasa

Vaasa ©
Vaasa is a city on the west coast of Finland. Start off your visit on the 28th (Sun): head off the coast to Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site.

For more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Vaasa trip planning tool .

Fly from Rovaniemi to Vaasa in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. When traveling from Rovaniemi in April, plan for a bit warmer days in Vaasa, with highs around 7°C, while nights are about the same with lows around -1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) so you can travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Vaasa

Wildlife Parks Nature
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Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site ©

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.
Pack the 30th (Tue) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. There's still lots to do: brush up on your military savvy at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Rock Church, pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, and get to know the fascinating history of The Esplanadi Park.

To find more things to do, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Helsinki day trip planner .

Fly from Vaasa to Helsinki in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In April, daily temperatures in Helsinki can reach 9°C, while at night they dip to 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Theme Parks Historic Sites Museums
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Linnanmaki Amusement Park ©
Linnanmaki Amusement Park
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church

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