9 days in Lapland & Helsinki Region Itinerary

9 days in Lapland & Helsinki Region Itinerary

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Rovaniemi
— 4 nights
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Helsinki
— 3 nights

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 Safaris and Tornio Golf. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Arktikum and Rovaniemi Church. Get out of town with these interesting Rovaniemi side-trips: Luosto (Kopara Reindeer Park & Amethyst Mine Lapland). Next up on the itinerary: fly down the slopes at Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy, explore the different monuments and memorials at German Soldier s Cemetery, engage your brain at Pilke Science Centre, and have a few drinks at Feel Vegas - Club Rovaniemi.

To see where to stay, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Rovaniemi sightseeing planning website.

Beirut, Lebanon to Rovaniemi is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of car and train. Traveling from Beirut in November, things will get much colder in Rovaniemi: highs are around -2°C and lows about -7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Wed) to allow time to 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
SnowCastle of Kemi ©
SnowCastle of Kemi

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: step into the grandiose world of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, admire the masterpieces at Design Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Temppeliaukio Church, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Helsinki trip builder website.

Traveling by flight from Rovaniemi to Helsinki takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; 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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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Nuuksio National Park ©
Nuuksio National Park
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum

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