9 days in Lapland & Helsinki Itinerary

9 days in Lapland & Helsinki Itinerary

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9 days in Lapland & Helsinki Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly:  18​h 15​min
1
Rovaniemi
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h
2
Helsinki
— 5 nights
Fly:  15​h 15​min
End: Singapore

1
night
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
On the 9th (Sat), take an in-depth tour of Arktikum, explore the fascinating underground world of Syvasenvaara Fell, and then get in on the family fun at Santa Claus Village. Here are some ideas for day two: look for gifts at Your Piece Of Finland, then take an exotic tour of a safari tour, and then get in on the family fun at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus.

To see photos, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Rovaniemi tour planner.

Singapore, Singapore to Rovaniemi is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Singapore to Rovaniemi is minus 6 hours. Plan for colder temperatures traveling from Singapore in November, with highs in Rovaniemi at -2°C and lows at -7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks Outdoors Tours
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Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Safaris

5
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 to go to Espoo and see Nuuksio National Park, which is approximately 46 minutes away. Pack the 14th (Thu) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. There's much more to do: learn about all things military at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Rock Church, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, and don't miss a visit to Senate Square.

For other places to visit, maps, photos, and other tourist information, read our Helsinki driving holiday app .

You can fly from Rovaniemi to Helsinki in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Rovaniemi in November, with highs in Helsinki at 5°C and lows at 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Historic Sites Theme Parks

Side Trip

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

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