7 days in Lapland & Helsinki Region Itinerary

7 days in Lapland & Helsinki Region Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: New York City
+2
Subway + Train + Fly:  16 h 15 min
1
Rovaniemi
— 1 day
Bus + Fly:  4 h
2
Helsinki
— 5 nights
+2
Fly + Train + Subway:  12 h 15 min
End: New York City

1
day
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
On the 1st (Thu), see the top attractions with Feelapland, see Santa Claus Office, and then make a trip to Santa Claus Village.

For other places to visit, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Rovaniemi attractions planner.

New York City, USA to Rovaniemi is an approximately 15.5- hour combination of subway, train, and flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of subway, train, flight, and bus. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET), which is usually a 7 hour difference. In August, Rovaniemi is colder than New York City - with highs of 63°F and lows of 49°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Thu) to allow time to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

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Santa Claus Office ©
Santa Claus Office
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village

5
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.
Escape the urban bustle at Nuuksio National Park and Hietaranta Beach. Pack the 6th (Tue) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. There's lots more to do: step into the grandiose world of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, pause for some serene contemplation at Temppeliaukio Church, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), and play a few rounds at Tapiola Golf.

To see maps, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Helsinki tour itinerary maker site.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Rovaniemi to Helsinki takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. When traveling from Rovaniemi in August, plan for a bit warmer days in Helsinki, with highs around 69°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 53°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Nuuksio National Park ©
Nuuksio National Park
Linnanmaki Amusement Park ©
Linnanmaki Amusement Park

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