5 days in Helsinki & Lapland Itinerary

5 days in Helsinki & Lapland Itinerary

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5 days in Helsinki & Lapland Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  6​h
1
Helsinki
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h
2
Rovaniemi
— 1 night
Fly:  6​h 15​min
End: London

3
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 10th (Sat) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. The adventure continues: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Rock Church, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Korkeasaari Zoo, learn about all things military at Fortress of Suomenlinna, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Helsinki tour planner.

London, UK to Helsinki is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and ferry; or do a combination of car and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from London to Helsinki. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from London in November: high temperatures in Helsinki hover around 5°C and lows are around 0°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) so you can travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Helsinki

#Theme Parks, #Historic Sites, #Parks
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Rock Church ©
Rock Church
Fortress of Suomenlinna ©
Fortress of Suomenlinna
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

1
night
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 12th (Mon): stop by Your Piece Of Finland, buy something for everyone on your list at Arctic Circle Mall, see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, then see Santa Claus Office, and finally get in on the family fun at Santa Claus Village.

For more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Rovaniemi vacation maker tool .

Traveling by flight from Helsinki to Rovaniemi takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Helsinki in November, expect Rovaniemi to be a bit cooler, temps between -2°C and -7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

#Theme Parks, #Wildlife, #Tours
Find places to stay Nov 11 — 12:
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Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Safaris
Santa Claus Office ©
Santa Claus Office

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