9 days in Finland Itinerary

9 days in Finland Itinerary

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9 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Toronto
Fly:  17​h
1
Helsinki
— 6 nights
Fly:  4​h
2
Rovaniemi
— 1 night
Fly:  16​h 15​min
End: Toronto

6
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 15th (Fri) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki. There's still lots to do: learn about all things military at Fortress of Suomenlinna, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Helsinki Zoo, make a trip to Senate Square, and get engrossed in the history at National Museum of Finland.

To see reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Helsinki trip itinerary builder.

Toronto, Canada to Helsinki is an approximately 17-hour flight. You'll lose 7 hours traveling from Toronto to Helsinki due to the time zone difference. In December, Helsinki is a bit cooler than Toronto - with highs of 0°C and lows of -5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) early enough to travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Helsinki

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

1
night
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Tue): make a trip to Santa Claus Office and then find something for the whole family at Santa Claus Village.

To find reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Rovaniemi travel itinerary creator.

You can fly from Helsinki to Rovaniemi in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Helsinki in December: high temperatures in Rovaniemi hover around -6°C and lows are around -12°C. On the 20th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Tours Wildlife Outdoors
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Safaris
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Santa Claus Office ©
Santa Claus Office

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