Day 02: Helsinki • Overnight Train
Breakfast at the hotel and check-out. Keep your luggage with the concierge and proceed to the city tour and Suomenlinna Island. Begin the tour with a visit to the city's cultural landmarks and historic monuments, including the Olympic Stadium, Sibelius Monument, Esplanade Park, Old Market Hall, Market Square, Uspenski Orthodox Cathedral, Senate Square and Helsinki Cathedral etc. After lunch (on own) continue in a ferry from the Helsinki Market Square to Suomenlinna, listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. It is one of the world's largest sea fortresses that sprawls across a series of six small islands. During your walking tour, learn about the site's eventful history and see some of Suomenlinna's main attractions, like Suomenlinna Church, Jetty Barracks and Great Courtyard etc. Once you arrive, collect your luggage and proceed to the train station. Depart for Rovaniemi by train – one of the nicest experiences are Finnish trains. Overnight in the train.