8 days in Helsinki & Rovaniemi Itinerary

8 days in Helsinki & Rovaniemi Itinerary

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8 days in Helsinki & Rovaniemi Itinerary

London
Fly:  6​h 15​min
Helsinki
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
Rovaniemi
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h 45​min
London

4
days
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.
Pack the 15th (Thu) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. The adventure continues: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Rock Church, get engrossed in the history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, stroll through Sibelius Monument, and don't miss a visit to The Esplanadi Park.

For where to stay, reviews, photos, and tourist information, read our Helsinki driving holiday planning website .

London, UK to Helsinki is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and ferry; or do a combination of car and train. Traveling from London to Helsinki, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from London in November, expect Helsinki to be slightly colder, temps between 5°C and 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) so you can travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Helsinki

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Rock Church ©
Rock Church
Fortress of Suomenlinna ©
Fortress of Suomenlinna
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

3
days
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Rovaniemi is known for theme parks, museums, fun & games, nightlife, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: find something for the whole family at Santa Claus Village, examine the collection at Christmas House Santa, don't miss a visit to Lordi's Square, and explore and take pictures at Lappi Areena.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, read Rovaniemi attractions planning site .

You can fly from Helsinki to Rovaniemi in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Traveling from Helsinki in November, expect Rovaniemi to be a bit cooler, temps between -2°C and -7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

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Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
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Santa Claus Office ©
Santa Claus Office

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