3 days in Lapland & Helsinki Itinerary

3 days in Lapland & Helsinki Itinerary

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Start: Dallas
Fly:  18 h 45 min
1
Rovaniemi
— 1 day
Bus + Fly:  4 h
2
Helsinki
— 1 night
+2
Fly + Foot + Tram:  16 h 45 min
End: Dallas

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Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Fri): don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village, have fun at Santa Claus Office, and then see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, go to the Rovaniemi trip planner.

Dallas, USA to Rovaniemi is an approximately 20- hour flight. You can also do a combination of tram and flight; or do a combination of tram, flight, and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 8 hours traveling from Dallas to Rovaniemi. Traveling from Dallas in March, things will get much colder in Rovaniemi: highs are around 30°F and lows about 17°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
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Safaris
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Santa Claus Office ©
Santa Claus Office

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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 (Sat), admire the striking features of Temppeliaukio Church and then step into the grandiose world of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna.

To see other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read Helsinki online trip planner.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Rovaniemi to Helsinki in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Rovaniemi in March; daily highs in Helsinki reach 37°F and lows reach 23°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Museums
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church

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