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 + Drive:  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 4th (Fri) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. The adventure continues: learn about all things military at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kamppi Chapel of Silence, take an in-depth tour of National Museum of Finland, and don't miss a visit to The Esplanadi Park.

To find maps, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Helsinki online trip itinerary builder .

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. The time zone difference when traveling from Singapore to Helsinki is minus 6 hours. Prepare for much colder weather when traveling from Singapore in October: high temperatures in Helsinki hover around 10°C and lows are around 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (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
Temppeliaukion Church ©
Temppeliaukion Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

1
night
Pyhatunturi

Pyhatunturi
On the 6th (Sun), explore the striking landscape of Pyha-Luosto National Park.

For where to stay, photos, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Pyhatunturi planning app .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Helsinki to Pyhatunturi. Traveling from Helsinki in October, things will get little chillier in Pyhatunturi: highs are around 3°C and lows about -2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Pyhatunturi

Parks Nature
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1
night
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Mon): look for gifts at Your Piece Of Finland, buy something for everyone on your list at Arctic Circle Mall, take an exotic tour of a safari tour, then see Santa Claus Office, and finally find something for the whole family at Santa Claus Village.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Rovaniemi trip itinerary builder website .

You can drive from Pyhatunturi to Rovaniemi in 2 hours. In October in Rovaniemi, expect temperatures between 3°C during the day and -1°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

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

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