9 days in Lapland & Helsinki Itinerary

9 days in Lapland & Helsinki Itinerary

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Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
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Helsinki
— 4 nights

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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 17th (Sat), get engrossed in the history at Arktikum, then see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, and then catch a live event at Lappi Areena. On the next day, find something for the whole family at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus, make a trip to Santa Claus Office, and then don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village.

For ratings, photos, and tourist information, read our Rovaniemi online route planner.

Brisbane, Australia to Rovaniemi is an approximately 28-hour flight. Traveling from Brisbane to Rovaniemi, you'll gain 8 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Brisbane in November, expect Rovaniemi to be much colder, temps between -2°C and -7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

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

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Helsinki

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.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and The National Museum of Finland. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Temppeliaukio Church and Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali). Step out of Helsinki with an excursion to Nuuksio National Park in Espoo--about 48 minutes away. The adventure continues: pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, see the interesting displays at Mannerheim Museum, appreciate the extensive heritage of The Esplanadi Park, and explore the world behind art at Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma.

To find other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read Helsinki trip itinerary tool.

Fly from Rovaniemi to Helsinki in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In November, Helsinki is somewhat warmer than Rovaniemi - with highs of 5°C and lows of 0°C. On the 23rd (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Nature

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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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