6 days in Lapland & Helsinki Itinerary

6 days in Lapland & Helsinki Itinerary

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Rovaniemi
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Helsinki
— 3 nights

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Rovaniemi

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 23rd (Sun): make a trip to Lordi's Square, get engrossed in the history at Arktikum, then see Santa Claus Office, and finally don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Rovaniemi trip itinerary planner.

Tokyo, Japan to Rovaniemi is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Japan Standard Time (JST) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET) is minus 7 hours. Traveling from Tokyo in December, expect Rovaniemi to be colder, temps between -6°C and -13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) early enough to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Museums · Fun & Games
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Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Santa Claus Office ©
Santa Claus Office

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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.
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali) are good opportunities to explore the local culture. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Aurinkolahti Beach and Hietaranta Beach. There's lots more to do: admire the striking features of Temppeliaukio Church, stop by Marimekko Oyj, walk around Dianapuisto, and buy something for everyone on your list at Flamingo Entertainment Center.

To find photos, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Helsinki journey maker tool.

Traveling by flight from Rovaniemi to Helsinki takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Rovaniemi in December; daily highs in Helsinki reach 3°C and lows reach -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Historic Sites

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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church

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