Delightful Finland (Summer)

Glass or Snow Igloos , Independent
From Helsinki to Rovaniemi & Kemi, with amazing and unique accommodation
6 days
Jun - Sep
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This wonderful summer tour with unique accommodation starts in Helsinki then continues north to Rovaniemi, the Arctic city in the heart of Lapland and the official home of Santa Claus. Here you will stay for 2 nights at the lovely and luxurious Arctic Treehouse Hotel. Then continue on to Kemi, located in the heart of Finland on the Gulf of Bothnia, for an overnight stay in an amazing Seaside Glass Villa.  

Day 1 Helsinki Arrival 
Upon arrival in Helsinki, transfer to your hotel, then start exploring this small and vibrant city. The many famous sights include Senate Square, Uspenski Cathedral, Parliament House, Finlandia Hall, Sibelius Park & Monument, Underground Temple, and much more. Overnight at Hotel Haven or similar.

Day 2  Helsinki – Rovaniemi by Overnight Train
After breakfast at the hotel, continue your exploration. Perhaps visit the market place area down by the harbour, where there are food, souvenir and handicraft stalls, and fine old timber boats. This evening, make your own way to the Helsinki Central Railway Station for your train to Rovaniemi. Overnight in a private 2 berth sleeping compartment with ensuite.

Day 3 Rovaniemi: Arctic Treehouse Hotel
Early morning arrival into Rovaniemi then transfer from the railway station to the Arctic Treehouse Hotel. The hotel is a unique blend of luxury and comfort in the heart of the Arctic, combining local Lappish traditions and modern Scandinavian design. Each Suite is a delightful wooden shingled cabin, standing on tall poles between the trees, with panoramic views from the enormous windows of the forest and the Arctic skies, so the light of the Midnight Sun can be admired from the comfort of your bed.  After check-in time to explore Rovaniemi - browse the shops or perhaps visit the fabulous Artikum Museum.  2 nights at Arctic Treehouse Hotel.  

Day 4 Rovaniemi: Day at Leisure
Today enjoy the ‘capital’ of Finnish Lapland. You could visit the Santa Claus Village, where Santa welcomes guests every day of the year, or try some optional activities such as a river boat cruise, guided fat bike safaris, walks and hikes. Or just relax and enjoy the serene beauty of your surroundings.  2nd overnight at Artic Treehouse Hotel. 

Day 5: Rovaniemi – Kemi
After breakfast transfer back to the train station where you will catch the train to Kemi. Enjoy the scenery as you pass through the heart of Lapland. After arriving in Kemi it is just a short walk from the station to your accommodation. Tonight you will stay in a fabulous Seaside Glass Villa. With an incredible view of the Bay, the villas have 2 walls of glass, plus a glass roof, making it very easy to relax and enjoy the stunning views.   

Day 6: Departure from Kemi
This morning after breakfast transfer to Kemi Airport. On arrival there your tour arrangements end.

Departures: daily 21 June - 30 September 

Includes: 1 overnight in Helsinki, 2 nights in Rovaniemi and 1 night in Kemi - all properties as mentioned (or similar); daily breakfast; overnight train Helsinki-Rovaniemi in private sleeping compartment with private facilities; train Rovaniemi-Kemi; mentioned transfers.

Excludes: optional excursions 

Nordic Travel is 100% Australian owned and operated

Price per person FROM:
Double AUD$ 1757.00
Single AUD$ 3085.00

Includes: 1 nights accommodation in Helsinki at Hotel Haven or similar;  2 nights accommodation at Arctic Treehouse Hotel in Rovaniemi; 1 nights accommodation at the Seaside Glass Villas in Kemi; daily breakfast; overnight train Helsinki – Rovaniemi in private sleeping compartment with private facilities; train Rovaniemi – Kemi;  mentioned transfers.

Please note the price may vary according to your dates of travel

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