10 days in Lapland & Helsinki Itinerary

10 days in Lapland & Helsinki Itinerary

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10 days in Lapland & Helsinki Itinerary

Sydney
Fly:  26​h
Rovaniemi
— Few hours
Fly:  4​h 15​min
Helsinki
— 7 nights
Fly:  22​h 45​min
Sydney

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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 20th (Thu): find something for the whole family at Santa Claus Village.

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Sydney, Australia to Rovaniemi is an approximately 26-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 8 hours traveling from Sydney to Rovaniemi. In December, Rovaniemi is much colder than Sydney - with highs of -6°C and lows of -13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Thu) to allow time for travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

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Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village

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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.
Head to Sibelius Hall and Boss Shopfor some retail therapy. Step out of the city life by going to Aurinkolahti Beach and Hietaranta Beach. Take a break from Helsinki with a short trip to Nuuksio National Park in Espoo, about 48 minutes away. The adventure continues: admire the landmark architecture of Rock Church, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Korkeasaari Zoo, take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), and stop by Marimekko.

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Getting from Rovaniemi to Helsinki by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Traveling from Rovaniemi in December, things will get a bit warmer in Helsinki: highs are around 3°C and lows about -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Shopping

Side Trips

Nuuksio National Park, Sibelius Hall, Flamingo Entertainment Centre
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Rock Church ©
Rock Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral
Fortress of Suomenlinna ©
Fortress of Suomenlinna

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