7 days in Lapland, Turku & Helsinki Itinerary

7 days in Lapland, Turku & Helsinki Itinerary

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Pyhatunturi
— 1 night
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Rovaniemi
— 1 night
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Turku
— 1 night
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Helsinki
— 2 nights

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Pyhatunturi

Pyhatunturi ©
On the 19th (Sat), see Lapland Safaris. On the 20th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Pyha-Luosto National Park.

For where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Pyhatunturi road trip site.

Green Bay, USA to Pyhatunturi is an approximately 23.5-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time, which is usually an 8 hour difference. In December, Pyhatunturi is a bit cooler than Green Bay - with highs of 19°F and lows of 6°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) so you can drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Pyhatunturi

Nature · Parks · Tours · Wildlife

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Pyha-Luosto National Park ©
Pyha-Luosto National Park
Lapland Safaris ©
Lapland Safaris

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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.
On the 21st (Mon), look for all kinds of wild species at Napapiirin Porofarmi, then see Santa Claus Office, and then don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Rovaniemi trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Pyhatunturi to Rovaniemi takes 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 22°F in December, and nighttime lows around 11°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) so you can travel to Turku.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Parks · Wildlife · Fun & Games
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Santa Claus Office ©
Santa Claus Office
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village

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Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
On the 22nd (Tue), step into the grandiose world of Turku Castle, then get engrossed in the history at Ett Hem Museum, then enjoy the sand and surf at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, and finally take an in-depth tour of Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova.

To find ratings, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Turku trip planner.

Getting from Rovaniemi to Turku by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. In December, Turku is somewhat warmer than Rovaniemi - with highs of 34°F and lows of 25°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) so you can drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Turku

Museums · Historic Sites · Spas · Beaches
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova ©
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova
Ett Hem Museum ©
Ett Hem Museum

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Wed): take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), step into the grandiose world of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, then take a stroll through Katajanokka, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Helsinki online route planner.

Traveling by car from Turku to Helsinki takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 37°F in December, and nighttime lows around 27°F. On the 24th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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