9 days in Lapland & Helsinki Region Itinerary

9 days in Lapland & Helsinki Region Itinerary

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Start: Beirut
Fly + Bus:  10 h 30 min
1
Rovaniemi
— 4 nights
Bus + Fly:  4 h
2
Helsinki
— 3 nights
Fly:  7 h
End: Beirut

4
nights
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes SnowCastle of Kemi. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Kopara Reindeer Park and Rovaniemi Church. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Arktikum and German Soldier s Cemetery. Get out of town with these interesting Rovaniemi side-trips: Tornio Golf (in Tornio) and Amethyst Mine Lapland (in Luosto). The adventure continues: take an exotic tour of a safari tour, engage your brain at Pilke Science Centre, have a few drinks at Feel Vegas - Club Rovaniemi, and fly down the slopes at Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy.

To see more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Rovaniemi trip builder app.

Beirut, Lebanon to Rovaniemi is an approximately 10- hour combination of flight and bus. You can also drive; or do a combination of car and train. Prepare for cooler weather when traveling from Beirut in November: high temperatures in Rovaniemi hover around -2°C and lows are around -7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) so you can travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Outdoors Tours Historic Sites

Side Trips

Luosto, Tornio Golf, SnowCastle of Kemi
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Safaris
Kopara Reindeer Park ©
Kopara Reindeer Park
Rovaniemi Church ©
Rovaniemi Church

3
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.
Take a break from the city and head to Nuuksio National Park and Hietaranta Beach. Explore hidden gems such as Kansallisgalleria and Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum. There's lots more to do: admire the landmark architecture of Temppeliaukio Church, admire the masterpieces at Design Museum, learn about all things military at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral.

For ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Helsinki trip builder website.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Rovaniemi to Helsinki takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Rovaniemi in November: high temperatures in Helsinki hover around 5°C and lows are around 0°C. You will have some time to spend on the 2nd (Sun) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Nuuksio National Park
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Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Nuuksio National Park ©
Nuuksio National Park
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum

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