9 days in Lapland & Helsinki Region Itinerary

9 days in Lapland & Helsinki Region Itinerary

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9 days in Lapland & Helsinki Region Itinerary

Istanbul
Fly:  15​h 30​min
Saariselka
— Few hours
Drive:  5​h 15​min
Syote
— Few hours
Fly:  4​h 45​min
Helsinki
— 5 nights
Fly:  7​h
Istanbul

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Saariselka

Saariselka ©
Start off your visit on the 21st (Sat): find something for the whole family at Angry Birds Activity Park, then pause for some serene contemplation at Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel, and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Urho Kekkonen National Park.

For ratings, maps, and more tourist information, use the Saariselka online trip maker .

Istanbul, Turkey to Saariselka is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference moving from Eastern European Time to Eastern European Time is minus 1 hour. While traveling from Istanbul, expect cooler days and little chillier nights in Saariselka, ranging from highs of 20°C to lows of 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Syote.

Things to do in Saariselka

#Theme Parks, #Winter Sports, #Nature

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Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel
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Angry Birds Activity Park ©
Angry Birds Activity Park
Urho Kekkonen National Park ©
Urho Kekkonen National Park

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Syote

Syote ©
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Sun): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Syote National Park.

To see ratings, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read Syote trip itinerary builder website .

Drive from Saariselka to Syote in 5.5 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Syote can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) so you can travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Syote

#Nature, #Parks
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Syote National Park ©
Syote National Park

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Helsinki

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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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Fortress of Suomenlinna and Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali). Escape the urban bustle at Aurinkolahti Beach and Hietaranta Beach. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Helsinki: Valkmusa National Park (in Siltakyla) and Nuuksio National Park (in Espoo). And it doesn't end there: meet the residents at Korkeasaari Zoo, step off the mainland to explore Pihlajasaari Recreational Park, take in the spiritual surroundings of Rock Church, and contemplate the long history of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum.

For other places to visit, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Helsinki road trip site .

Explore your travel options from Syote to Helsinki with the Route module. In July, plan for daily highs up to 25°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Nature

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Valkmusa National Park, Nuuksio National Park
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Aurinkolahti Beach ©
Aurinkolahti Beach
Fortress of Suomenlinna ©
Fortress of Suomenlinna
Rock Church ©
Rock Church

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