6 days in Lapland & Helsinki Itinerary

6 days in Lapland & Helsinki Itinerary

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Rovaniemi
— 1 day
2
Helsinki
— 3 nights

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day
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Sun): revel in the low prices at Marttiini Store Old Factory, take an exotic tour of a safari tour, thensee Santa Claus Office, and finally make a trip to Santa Claus Village.

For more things to do, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Rovaniemi vacation builder site.

Barcelona, Spain to Rovaniemi is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. In August, Rovaniemi is cooler than Barcelona - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) early enough to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

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

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.
Kids will enjoy Temppeliaukio Church and Katajanokka. Do some cultural sightseeing at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum. Step out of Helsinki to go to Espoo and see Nuuksio National Park, which is approximately 48 minutes away. Pack the 21st (Wed) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. There's more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral.

For reviews, maps, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Helsinki trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from Rovaniemi to Helsinki in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. When traveling from Rovaniemi in August, plan for somewhat warmer days in Helsinki, with highs around °C, while nights are about the same with lows around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Theme Parks Parks Nature

Side Trip

Nuuksio National Park
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Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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