4 days in Lapland & Helsinki Itinerary

4 days in Lapland & Helsinki Itinerary

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4 days in Lapland & Helsinki Itinerary

Start: Boston
bus + Fly:  16​h
1
Rovaniemi
— 1 day
Fly:  4​h
2
Helsinki
— 2 nights
Fly + bus:  12​h 15​min
End: Boston

1
day
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Wed): explore the fascinating underground world of Syvasenvaara Fell, stroll the grounds of German Soldier s Cemetery, then pause for some serene contemplation at Rovaniemi Church, and finally let the kids burn off some steam at Angry Birds Park.

To find maps, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Rovaniemi day trip app .

Boston, USA to Rovaniemi is an approximately 16-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also do a combination of bus, flight, and train; or do a combination of bus, flight, and taxi. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Eastern European Time (EET) is 7 hours. Expect much colder weather when traveling from Boston in September: highs in Rovaniemi hover around 53°F, while lows dip to 42°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) early enough to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

#Parks, #Fun & Games, #Nature
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Angry Birds Park ©
Angry Birds Park
Rovaniemi Church ©
Rovaniemi Church
German Soldier s Cemetery ©
German Soldier s Cemetery

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Thu): test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, then kick back and relax at Aurinkolahti Beach, and then don't miss a visit to Porvoo Old Town. On the 14th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: appreciate the history behind Sibelius Monument, explore the galleries of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, and then kick back and relax at Hietaranta Beach.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Helsinki sightseeing planner.

You can fly from Rovaniemi to Helsinki in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or drive. When traveling from Rovaniemi in September, plan for somewhat warmer days in Helsinki, with highs around 61°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 45°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

#Parks, #Beaches, #Outdoors

Side Trip

Porvoo Old Town
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Aurinkolahti Beach ©
Aurinkolahti Beach
Hietaranta Beach ©
Hietaranta Beach
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©

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