8 days in Helsinki & Lapland Itinerary

8 days in Helsinki & Lapland Itinerary

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8 days in Helsinki & Lapland Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly:  15​h 30​min
1
Helsinki
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h
2
Pyhatunturi
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
3
Rovaniemi
— 1 night
Fly:  18​h 30​min
End: Singapore

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.
Pack the 18th (Fri) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. There's much more to do: brush up on your military savvy at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, don't miss a visit to Senate Square, admire the masterpieces at Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali).

To see traveler tips, maps, ratings, and tourist information, read our Helsinki road trip planning website .

Singapore, Singapore to Helsinki is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and ferry; or do a combination of flight and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 6 hours traveling from Singapore to Helsinki. In October, Helsinki is colder than Singapore - with highs of 10°C and lows of 1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) so you can travel to Pyhatunturi.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Theme Parks Museums
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Rock Church ©
Rock Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

1
night
Pyhatunturi

Pyhatunturi
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Sun): explore the striking landscape of Pyha-Luosto National Park.

To find reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Pyhatunturi trip website .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Helsinki to Pyhatunturi. In October, Pyhatunturi is little chillier than Helsinki - with highs of 3°C and lows of -2°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) so you can go by car to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Pyhatunturi

Parks Nature
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1
night
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Mon): look for gifts at Your Piece Of Finland, buy something for everyone on your list at Arctic Circle Mall, then take an exotic tour of a safari tour, then have fun at Santa Claus Office, and finally find something for the whole family at Santa Claus Village.

To see photos and tourist information, use the Rovaniemi trip app .

Traveling by car from Pyhatunturi to Rovaniemi takes 2 hours. In October, plan for daily highs up to 3°C, and evening lows to -1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks Outdoors Wildlife
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Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Safaris
Santa Claus Office ©
Santa Claus Office

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