8 days in Lapland & Helsinki Itinerary

8 days in Lapland & Helsinki Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
2
Helsinki
— 4 nights

2
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, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village, look for gifts at LAURI Handicraft Shop & Atelier, see Santa Claus Office, and Head underground at Syvasenvaara Fell.

To see photos, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Rovaniemi trip itinerary builder app.

Birmingham, UK to Rovaniemi is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of car and train. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Birmingham to Rovaniemi due to the time zone difference. In May, Rovaniemi is little chillier than Birmingham - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks Parks Museums
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SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus ©
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Angry Birds Park ©
Angry Birds Park

4
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 13th (Mon) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. There's much more to do: admire the landmark architecture of Temppeliaukio Church, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), explore the historical opulence of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, and get engrossed in the history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum.

For ratings, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Helsinki day trip website.

You can fly from Rovaniemi to Helsinki in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Rovaniemi in May, things will get somewhat warmer in Helsinki: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

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

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