6 days in Lapland & Helsinki Itinerary

6 days in Lapland & Helsinki Itinerary

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6 days in Lapland & Helsinki Itinerary

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

2
nights
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 2nd (Tue): stop by Your Piece Of Finland. On the 3rd (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: let the kids burn off some steam at Angry Birds Park, look for gifts at LAURI, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Auttikongas.

For ratings, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read our Rovaniemi online journey maker .

London, UK to Rovaniemi is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Eastern European Time (EET) is 2 hours. While traveling from London, expect cooler days and a bit cooler nights in Rovaniemi, ranging from highs of 3°C to lows of -1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

#Parks, #Fun & Games, #Tours
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Auttikongas ©
Auttikongas
Angry Birds Park ©
Angry Birds Park
LAURI ©
LAURI

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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and Room Escape Games. Go for a jaunt from Helsinki to Porvoo to see Porvoo Old Town about 50 minutes away. There's still lots to do: appreciate the history behind Sibelius Monument, stop by Artisaani, have some family-friendly fun at True VR, and browse the eclectic array of goods at Market Square Kauppatori.

To see photos, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Helsinki online trip maker .

Traveling by flight from Rovaniemi to Helsinki takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Rovaniemi in October: highs in Helsinki hover around 10°C, while lows dip to 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

#Museums, #Parks, #Shopping

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Porvoo Old Town
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Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Room Escape Games
Porvoo Old Town ©
Porvoo Old Town

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