7 days in Lapland & Helsinki Itinerary

7 days in Lapland & Helsinki Itinerary

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7 days in Lapland & Helsinki Itinerary

Istanbul
Fly:  9​h 30​min
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
Helsinki
— 4 nights
Fly:  7​h
Istanbul

2
days
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Tue): take an exotic tour of a safari tour, enjoy some diversion at Snowman World Igloo Hotel, then see Santa Claus Office, and finally get in on the family fun at Santa Claus Village. On the next day, make a trip to Lordi's Square, then take an in-depth tour of Arktikum, then engage your brain at Pilke Science Centre, and finally admire all the interesting features of Lappi Areena.

To find maps, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read Rovaniemi trip planner .

Istanbul, Turkey to Rovaniemi is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Traveling from Istanbul to Rovaniemi, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In June, Rovaniemi is a bit cooler than Istanbul - with highs of 18°C and lows of 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) early enough to travel to Helsinki.

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Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Safaris

4
days
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 28th (Fri) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. Next up on the itinerary: learn about all things military at Fortress of Suomenlinna, explore the world behind art at Kansallisgalleria, meet the residents at Korkeasaari Zoo, and appreciate the extensive heritage of The Esplanadi Park.

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Traveling by flight from Rovaniemi to Helsinki takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. In June, daily temperatures in Helsinki can reach 21°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

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

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