6 days in Helsinki & Lapland Itinerary

6 days in Helsinki & Lapland Itinerary

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Helsinki
— 3 nights
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Muonio
— 1 day
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Rovaniemi
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Helsinki

Helsinki ©

Daughter of the Baltic

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.
Family-friendly places like Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Temppeliaukio Church will thrill your kids. Pack the 6th (Sat) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. There's still lots to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, tour the pleasant surroundings at Hietaranta Beach, make a trip to Senate Square, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali).

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

London, UK to Helsinki is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. Traveling from London to Helsinki, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. In April, Helsinki is little chillier than London - with highs of 9°C and lows of 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) so you can travel to Muonio.

Things to do in Helsinki

Theme Parks · Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Linnanmaki Amusement Park ©
Linnanmaki Amusement Park
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church

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Muonio

Muonio ©
Muonio is a municipality of Finland.The town is located in far northern Finland above the Arctic Circle on the country's western border, within the area of the former Lappi province. Kick off your visit on the 8th (Mon): glide through natural beauty at Torassieppi Reindeer Farm & Cottages and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park.

To find photos, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Muonio tour itinerary planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Helsinki to Muonio. Traveling from Helsinki in April, things will get a bit cooler in Muonio: highs are around 1°C and lows about -7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Muonio

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Outdoors
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Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
Torassieppi Reindeer Farm & Cottages ©
Torassieppi Reindeer Farm & Cottages

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Rovaniemi

Official Hometown of Santa Claus

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Tue): stop by Your Piece Of Finland, buy something for everyone on your list at Arctic Circle Mall, take an exotic tour of a safari tour, then see Santa Claus Office, and finally don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Rovaniemi day trip planner.

Drive from Muonio to Rovaniemi in 3 hours. In April, daytime highs in Rovaniemi are 3°C, while nighttime lows are -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

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

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