6 days in Helsinki & Lapland Itinerary

6 days in Helsinki & Lapland Itinerary

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6 days in Helsinki & Lapland Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  6​h
1
Helsinki
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
2
Muonio
— 1 day
Drive:  3​h 15​min
3
Rovaniemi
— 1 night
Fly:  6​h 15​min
End: London

3
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.
Bring the kids along to Linnanmaki Amusement Park and Korkeasaari Zoo. And it doesn't end there: brush up on your military savvy at Fortress of Suomenlinna, kick back and relax at Hietaranta Beach, pause for some serene contemplation at Rock Church, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali).

For other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Helsinki trip builder website .

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. Traveling from London to Helsinki, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from London in April; daily highs in Helsinki reach 9°C and lows reach 0°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) so you can travel to Muonio.

Things to do in Helsinki

#Theme Parks, #Historic Sites, #Outdoors
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Fortress of Suomenlinna ©
Fortress of Suomenlinna
Linnanmaki Amusement Park ©
Linnanmaki Amusement Park
Korkeasaari Zoo ©
Korkeasaari Zoo

1
day
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 ski along the peaceful trails at Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park.

To see traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read Muonio day trip planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Helsinki to Muonio. Traveling from Helsinki in April, expect Muonio to be little chillier, temps between 1°C and -7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) early enough to travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Muonio

#Outdoors, #Winter Sports, #Parks
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Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Torassieppi Reindeer Farm & Cottages ©

1
night
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
On the 9th (Tue), look for gifts at Your Piece Of Finland, buy something for everyone on your list at Arctic Circle Mall, then take an exotic tour of a safari tour, then see Santa Claus Office, and finally find something for the whole family at Santa Claus Village.

To find reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Rovaniemi trip planning app .

Drive from Muonio to Rovaniemi in 3 hours. April in Rovaniemi sees daily highs of 3°C and lows of -3°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

#Theme Parks, #Tours, #Shopping
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Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Safaris
Santa Claus Office ©
Santa Claus Office

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