3 days in Helsinki & Lapland Itinerary

3 days in Helsinki & Lapland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Berlin
Fly:  5 h
1
Helsinki
— 1 night
Fly + Bus:  4 h
2
Rovaniemi
— 1 night
Fly:  6 h 45 min
End: Berlin

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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), get engrossed in the history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum.

To see maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Helsinki trip itinerary maker app.

Berlin, Germany to Helsinki is an approximately 5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and ferry; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Berlin to Helsinki. In August, daytime highs in Helsinki are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) early enough to travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
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Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

1
night
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Sun): look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas and then look for all kinds of wild species at Napapiirin Porofarmi.

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You can do a combination of flight and bus from Helsinki to Rovaniemi in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. When traveling from Helsinki in August, plan for slightly colder days in Rovaniemi, with highs around 20°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Wildlife Tours Outdoors
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Safaris

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