10 days in Helsinki & Lapland Itinerary

10 days in Helsinki & Lapland Itinerary

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10 days in Helsinki & Lapland Itinerary

Start: Chandigarh
Fly:  12​h 45​min
1
Helsinki
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h
2
Rovaniemi
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Pyhatunturi
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
4
Posio
— 1 night
Fly:  18​h 45​min
End: Chandigarh

4
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 3rd (Wed) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. There's much more to do: learn about all things military at Fortress of Suomenlinna, don't miss a visit to Senate Square, stroll through Sibelius Monument, and appreciate the extensive heritage of The Esplanadi Park.

To find other places to visit, ratings, photos, and tourist information, use the Helsinki trip planner .

Chandigarh, India to Helsinki is an approximately 13-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of flight and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3 hours traveling from Chandigarh to Helsinki. In October, plan for daily highs up to 10°C, and evening lows to 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Helsinki

#Parks, #Museums, #Historic Sites
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Fortress of Suomenlinna ©
Fortress of Suomenlinna
Rock Church ©
Rock Church
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.
On the 7th (Sun), stop by Your Piece Of Finland, identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, see Santa Claus Office, then find something for the whole family at Santa Claus Village, and finally enjoy some diversion at Snowman World Igloo Hotel.

To see ratings, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Rovaniemi journey builder site .

You can fly from Helsinki to Rovaniemi in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Helsinki in October, things will get little chillier in Rovaniemi: highs are around 3°C and lows about -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Pyhatunturi.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

#Theme Parks, #Wildlife, #Tours
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Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Safaris
Santa Claus Office ©
Santa Claus Office

1
night
Pyhatunturi

Pyhatunturi ©
Start off your visit on the 8th (Mon): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Pyha-Luosto National Park.

For where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Pyhatunturi online road trip planner .

Getting from Rovaniemi to Pyhatunturi by car takes about 2.5 hours. October in Pyhatunturi sees daily highs of 3°C and lows of -2°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Posio.

Things to do in Pyhatunturi

#Parks, #Nature
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Pyha-Luosto National Park ©
Pyha-Luosto National Park

1
night
Posio

Posio ©
Posio is a municipality of Finland. On the 9th (Tue), explore the striking landscape of Riisitunturi National Park.

To find other places to visit and other tourist information, go to the Posio trip itinerary planning site .

Traveling by car from Pyhatunturi to Posio takes 2.5 hours. In October, plan for daily highs up to 3°C, and evening lows to -1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Posio

#Parks, #Nature
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Riisitunturi National Park ©
Riisitunturi National Park

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