9 days in Finland Itinerary

9 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Sofia
Fly:  12 h
1
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Bus + Fly:  4 h
2
Helsinki
— 6 nights
Fly:  8 h 30 min
End: Sofia

2
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Sun): take an exotic tour of a safari tour, then take an in-depth tour of Arktikum, and then get some fabulous bargains at Marttiini Store Old Factory. On your second day here, get in on the family fun at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus, make a trip to Lordi's Square, and then see where the action happens at Lappi Areena.

To find reviews, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Rovaniemi trip planner.

Sofia, Bulgaria to Rovaniemi is an approximately 11.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Expect cooler weather when traveling from Sofia in January: highs in Rovaniemi hover around -10°C, while lows dip to -17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) early enough to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks Fun & Games 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

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 14th (Sun) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. There's still lots to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temppeliaukio Church, explore the world behind art at Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, and get to know the fascinating history of The Esplanadi Park.

To find out how to plan a trip to Helsinki, use our trip itinerary maker.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Rovaniemi to Helsinki in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Rovaniemi in January; daily highs in Helsinki reach -3°C and lows reach -9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Mon) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

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

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