4 days in Helsinki & Lapland Itinerary

4 days in Helsinki & Lapland Itinerary

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4 days in Helsinki & Lapland Itinerary

Start: Houston
+2
bus + foot + Fly:  16​h
1
Helsinki
— Few hours
Fly:  4​h 15​min
2
Rovaniemi
— 1 night
+2
Fly + foot + bus:  23​h 15​min
End: Houston

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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.
On the 13th (Thu), wander the streets of Ullanlinna, brush up on your military savvy at Fortress of Suomenlinna, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Hietaranta Beach.

To find maps, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Helsinki sightseeing planning website .

Houston, USA to Helsinki is an approximately 16-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and ferry; or do a combination of flight and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 8 hours traveling from Houston to Helsinki. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from Houston in June; daily highs in Helsinki reach 65°F and lows reach 50°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) early enough to travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Helsinki

#Outdoors, #Beaches, #Parks
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Ullanlinna ©
Ullanlinna
Fortress of Suomenlinna ©
Fortress of Suomenlinna
Hietaranta Beach ©
Hietaranta Beach

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Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
On the 14th (Fri), snap pictures at Lumberjack's Candle Bridge, make a trip to Lordi's Square, take an exotic tour of a safari tour, then have fun at Santa Claus Office, and finally find something for the whole family at Santa Claus Village.

To see traveler tips, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Rovaniemi trip planner .

Getting from Helsinki to Rovaniemi by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. When traveling from Helsinki in June, plan for little chillier days in Rovaniemi, with highs around 60°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 46°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

#Theme Parks, #Outdoors, #Wildlife
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Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Safaris
Santa Claus Office ©
Santa Claus Office

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