8 days in Helsinki Region & Lapland Itinerary

8 days in Helsinki Region & Lapland Itinerary

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Helsinki
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Rovaniemi
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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.
Helsinki is known for historic sites, shopping, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the historical opulence of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, contemplate the long history of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), and admire the striking features of Helsinki Central Railway Station.

For traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, use the Helsinki journey planning app.

Tampa, USA to Helsinki is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. You'll lose 7 hours traveling from Tampa to Helsinki due to the time zone difference. Plan for colder temperatures traveling from Tampa in June, with highs in Helsinki at 65°F and lows at 50°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Helsinki

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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 11th (Fri), get engrossed in the history at Arktikum, then Head underground at Syvasenvaara Fell, then see Santa Claus Office, and finally don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Sat): let the kids burn off some steam at Angry Birds Park, pause for some serene contemplation at Rovaniemi Church, then examine the collection at Santa's House of Snowmobiles, and finally explore the different monuments and memorials at German Soldier s Cemetery.

For where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Rovaniemi trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from Helsinki to Rovaniemi in 4.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. When traveling from Helsinki in June, plan for little chillier days in Rovaniemi, with highs around 60°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 46°F. On the 13th (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Fun & Games
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Arktikum ©
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