8 days in Helsinki & Lapland Itinerary

8 days in Helsinki & Lapland Itinerary

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8 days in Helsinki & Lapland Itinerary

Start: Hyderabad
Fly:  12​h 15​min
1
Helsinki
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h
2
Rovaniemi
— 4 nights
Fly:  16​h 45​min
End: Hyderabad

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.
Step out of Helsinki with an excursion to Nuuksio National Park in Espoo--about 48 minutes away. There's much more to do: learn about all things military at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, admire the striking features of Helsinki Central Railway Station, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, and shop like a local with Market Square Kauppatori.

To find where to stay, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Helsinki trip itinerary maker app .

Hyderabad, India to Helsinki is an approximately 12.5-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 Hyderabad to Helsinki is minus 3 hours. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from Hyderabad in September; daily highs in Helsinki reach 19°C and lows reach 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) early enough to travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trip

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

4
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Rovaniemi is known for wildlife, museums, fun & games, nightlife, and theme parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Santa Claus Village, identify plant and animal life at Poro Farmi, get engrossed in the history at Arktikum, and stop by LAURI Handicraft Shop & Atelier.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Rovaniemi online travel planner .

Fly from Helsinki to Rovaniemi in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. When traveling from Helsinki in September, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Rovaniemi: temperatures range from 13°C by day to 6°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Wildlife Parks Museums
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Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Santa Claus Office ©
Santa Claus Office

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