3 days in Helsinki & Lapland Itinerary

3 days in Helsinki & Lapland Itinerary

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3 days in Helsinki & Lapland Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  6​h
1
Helsinki
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h
2
Rovaniemi
— 1 night
Fly:  6​h 15​min
End: London

1
night
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.
On the 16th (Fri), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kamppi Chapel of Silence.

For maps, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Helsinki trip planning tool .

London, UK to Helsinki is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and ferry; or do a combination of car and train. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from London to Helsinki due to the time zone difference. In November, Helsinki is a bit cooler than London - with highs of 5°C and lows of 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Museums
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Rock Church ©
Rock Church
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
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.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Sun): snap pictures at Lumberjack's Candle Bridge, make a trip to Lordi's Square, look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, then enjoy some diversion at Santa Claus Office, and finally find something for the whole family at Santa Claus Village.

To find photos, maps, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Rovaniemi online visit planner .

Traveling by flight from Helsinki to Rovaniemi takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Helsinki in November, expect Rovaniemi to be slightly colder, temps between -2°C and -7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks Wildlife Outdoors
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Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Safaris
Santa Claus Office ©
Santa Claus Office

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