6 days in Helsinki, Lapland & Rauma Itinerary

6 days in Helsinki, Lapland & Rauma Itinerary

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Helsinki
— 1 night
2
Saariselka
— 1 night
3
Rovaniemi
— 1 night
4
Rauma
— 1 day

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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.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Mon): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temppeliaukio Church and then browse the eclectic array of goods at Hakaniemi Market.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Helsinki visit planner.

New Delhi, India to Helsinki is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. You'll gain 3.5 hours traveling from New Delhi to Helsinki due to the time zone difference. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from New Delhi in February: high temperatures in Helsinki hover around °C and lows are around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) so you can travel to Saariselka.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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Saariselka

Saariselka ©
Outdoor pursuits--ranging from cross-country skiing and snowmobiling to reindeer safaris and chasing Northern Lights--draw the largest number of tourists to Saariselka.
On the 27th (Wed), see the interesting displays at Gold Prospector Museum, get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, look for gifts at Shamaan Design - Lappi Shop, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel, and finally look for gifts at Hippupuoti Gift Shop.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Saariselka online route planner.

Getting from Helsinki to Saariselka by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and bus; or drive. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Helsinki in February, with highs in Saariselka at °C and lows at °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) so you can 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
Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel ©
Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel

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Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
On the 28th (Thu), get engrossed in the history at Forestry Museum of Lapland, take an exotic tour of a safari tour, thenbuy something for everyone on your list at Arctic Circle Mall, thenlook for gifts at LAURI Handicraft Shop & Atelier, and finally look for gifts at Your Piece Of Finland.

To find reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Rovaniemi online trip maker.

Getting from Saariselka to Rovaniemi by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In February, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °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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Your Piece Of Finland ©
Your Piece Of Finland
Safaris
Forestry Museum of Lapland ©
Forestry Museum of Lapland

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Rauma

Rauma ©
Rauma is a town and municipality of ca. Start 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, thenpause for some serene contemplation at The Church of the Holy Cross, thenlook for gifts at Ruokapuoti Lumo, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Rauma.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Rauma online day trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Rovaniemi to Rauma takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Rovaniemi in March, expect Rauma to be somewhat warmer, temps between °C and °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Fri) early enough 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
Rauman Merimuseo - Rauma Maritime Museum ©
Rauman Merimuseo - Rauma Maritime Museum

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