4 days in Lapland & Helsinki Itinerary

4 days in Lapland & Helsinki Itinerary

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4 days in Lapland & Helsinki Itinerary

Start: Brisbane
ferry:  8​h
Saariselka
— 1 night
bus + Fly:  4​h 30​min
Helsinki
— 1 night
Fly:  25​h
End: Brisbane

1
night
Saariselka

Saariselka ©
Here are some ideas for day two: trek along Ruijanpolku Trail and then stroll through Urho Kekkonen National Park.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Saariselka day trip site .

Brisbane, Australia to Saariselka is an approximately 32-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time (Queensland) to Eastern European Time is minus 8 hours. When traveling from Brisbane in August, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Saariselka: temperatures range from 19°C by day to 9°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) so you can travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Saariselka

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Urho Kekkonen National Park ©
Urho Kekkonen National Park

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Wed): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, then deepen your knowledge of military history at Fortress of Suomenlinna, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Rock Church.

For more things to do, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Helsinki online attractions planner .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Saariselka to Helsinki in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Saariselka in August; daily highs in Helsinki reach 24°C and lows reach 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

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Rock Church ©
Rock Church
Fortress of Suomenlinna ©
Fortress of Suomenlinna
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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