6 days in Helsinki, Lapland & Rauma Itinerary

6 days in Helsinki, Lapland & Rauma Itinerary

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6 days in Helsinki, Lapland & Rauma Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
Fly:  9​h 30​min
1
Helsinki
— 1 night
Fly + bus:  4​h 15​min
2
Saariselka
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
3
Rovaniemi
— 1 night
+2
Fly + train + bus:  9​h
4
Rauma
— 1 day
Fly:  15​h
End: New Delhi

1
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 25th (Mon), admire the striking features of Rock Church and then make a trip to Hakaniemi Market.

To find maps, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Helsinki trip tool .

New Delhi, India to Helsinki is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. Traveling from New Delhi to Helsinki, you'll gain 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect colder temperatures when traveling from New Delhi in February; daily highs in Helsinki reach 0°C and lows reach -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) early enough to travel to Saariselka.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Rock Church ©
Rock Church
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©

1
night
Saariselka

Saariselka ©
On the 27th (Wed), examine the collection at Gold Prospector Museum, get interesting insight from Tours, look for gifts at Shamaan Design - Lappi Shop, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel, and finally stop by Hippupuoti Gift Shop.

To find maps, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Saariselka itinerary planning site .

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Helsinki to Saariselka in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and bus; or drive. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Helsinki in February; daily highs in Saariselka reach -6°C and lows reach -15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) early enough to drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Saariselka

Tours Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Gold Prospector Museum, Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel
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Gold Prospector Museum ©
Gold Prospector Museum
Hippupuoti Gift Shop ©
Hippupuoti Gift Shop

1
night
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
On the 28th (Thu), look for gifts at Lapland Forestry Museum, identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, then browse the different shops at Arctic Circle Mall, then look for gifts at LAURI, and finally look for gifts at Your Piece Of Finland.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, go to the Rovaniemi trip itinerary tool .

You can drive from Saariselka to Rovaniemi in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In February, plan for daily highs up to -6°C, and evening lows to -11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) early enough to travel to Rauma.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Shopping Tours Outdoors
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LAURI ©
LAURI
Forestry Museum of Lapland ©
Forestry Museum of Lapland
Safaris

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day
Rauma

Rauma ©
Rauma is a town and municipality of ca. Kick off your visit on the 1st (Fri): brush up on your military savvy at Rauman Merimuseo - Rauma Maritime Museum, enjoy the sea views from Kylmapihlaja Lighthouse Island, take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Church of the Holy Cross, then stop by Ruokapuoti Lumo, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Rauma.

To find maps, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Rauma tour itinerary planner .

You can do a combination of flight, train, and bus from Rovaniemi to Rauma in 9 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. In March, Rauma is a bit warmer than Rovaniemi - with highs of 3°C and lows of -5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rauma

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
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Old Rauma ©
Old Rauma
The Church of the Holy Cross ©
The Church of the Holy Cross

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