5 days in Helsinki Region & Lapland Itinerary

5 days in Helsinki Region & Lapland Itinerary

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5 days in Helsinki Region & Lapland Itinerary

Start: Portland
Fly:  15​h 15​min
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Helsinki
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 15​min
2
Muonio
— Few hours
Fly:  24​h
End: Portland

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sat): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), then don't miss a visit to Senate Square, then steep yourself in history at Fortress of Suomenlinna, and finally kick back and relax at Aurinkolahti Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Sun): kick back and relax at Hietaranta Beach, take in the spiritual surroundings of Rock Church, then wander the streets of Ullanlinna, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral.

For more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Helsinki trip planner.

Portland, USA to Helsinki is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Eastern European Time (EET) is 7 hours. Traveling from Portland in April, expect nights in Helsinki to be about the same, around 32°F, while days are a bit cooler, around 47°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Muonio.

Things to do in Helsinki

#Parks, #Beaches, #Outdoors
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Fortress of Suomenlinna ©
Fortress of Suomenlinna
Rock Church ©
Rock Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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Muonio

Muonio ©
Muonio is a municipality of Finland.The town is located in far northern Finland above the Arctic Circle on the country's western border, within the area of the former Lappi province. On the 8th (Mon), ski along the peaceful trails at Torassieppi Reindeer Farm & Cottages and then glide through natural beauty at Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Muonio journey planner.

Explore your travel options from Helsinki to Muonio with the Route module. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Helsinki in April, with highs in Muonio at 35°F and lows at 21°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Muonio

#Winter Sports, #Outdoors, #Nature
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Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Torassieppi Reindeer Farm & Cottages ©

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