6 days in Rovaniemi & Helsinki Region Itinerary

6 days in Rovaniemi & Helsinki Region Itinerary

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6 days in Rovaniemi & Helsinki Region Itinerary

Start: New York City
bus + Fly:  16​h 15​min
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h
Helsinki
— 2 nights
Fly:  12​h 15​min
End: New York City

2
nights
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): enjoy some diversion at Snowman World Igloo Hotel, then see Santa Claus Office, and then get in on the family fun at Santa Claus Village. Keep things going the next day: don't miss a visit to Marttiinin Wanha Tehdas, take an exotic tour of a safari tour, make a trip to Lordi's Square, then take in the views from Lumberjack's Candle Bridge, then get engrossed in the history at Arktikum, and finally look for gifts at Your Piece Of Finland.

To find ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Rovaniemi trip planning site .

New York City, USA to Rovaniemi is an approximately 16.5-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also fly; or do a combination of bus, flight, and taxi. Traveling from New York City to Rovaniemi, you'll lose 7 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from New York City in December; daily highs in Rovaniemi reach 22°F and lows reach 11°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) early enough to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

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Safaris
Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village

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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.
On the 25th (Tue), admire the striking features of Rock Church, then enjoy the sand and surf at Hietaranta Beach, then learn about all things military at Fortress of Suomenlinna, and finally hunt for treasures at Old Market Hall. On the 26th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Nuuksio National Park.

For more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Helsinki route planner .

Fly from Rovaniemi to Helsinki in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Rovaniemi in December, with highs in Helsinki at 37°F and lows at 27°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

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Nuuksio National Park
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Fortress of Suomenlinna ©
Fortress of Suomenlinna
Rock Church ©
Rock Church
Hietaranta Beach ©
Hietaranta Beach

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