8 days in Rovaniemi & Lappeenranta Itinerary

8 days in Rovaniemi & Lappeenranta Itinerary

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8 days in Rovaniemi & Lappeenranta Itinerary

Start: Vladivostok
Fly:  18​h
1
Rovaniemi
— 3 nights
Fly + train:  5​h 15​min
2
Lappeenranta
— 3 nights
Fly:  29​h
End: Vladivostok

3
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, take an exotic tour of a safari tour, capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour, and get in on the family fun at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus.

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Vladivostok, Russia to Rovaniemi is an approximately 18-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Vladivostok to Rovaniemi is minus 8 hours. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Vladivostok in September; daily highs in Rovaniemi reach 13°C and lows reach 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) so you can travel to Lappeenranta.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Tours Wildlife Theme Parks
Find places to stay Sep 18 — 21:
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Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Santa Claus Office ©
Santa Claus Office

3
nights
Lappeenranta

Lappeenranta ©
On the shores of the country's largest lake system, Lappeenrata serves as the economic and cultural center of southeast Finland.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Sun): step into the grandiose world of Sandcastle Lappeenranta and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Repovesi National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the activities along Saimaa Canal, then stop by Imatran Kalatalo, then admire the sheer force of Imatra Waterfall, and finally see human ingenuity at work at Imatrankoski.

For other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Lappeenranta attractions planning website .

Getting from Rovaniemi to Lappeenranta by combination of flight and train takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Traveling from Rovaniemi in September, expect nights in Lappeenranta to be about the same, around 9°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 17°C. You'll have a few hours on the 24th (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Lappeenranta

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Imatra, Repovesi National Park
Find places to stay Sep 21 — 24:
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Repovesi National Park ©
Repovesi National Park
Imatra Waterfall ©
Imatra Waterfall
Saimaa Canal ©
Saimaa Canal

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