8 days in Rovaniemi & Helsinki Itinerary

8 days in Rovaniemi & Helsinki Itinerary

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8 days in Rovaniemi & Helsinki Itinerary

Start: Toronto
Fly:  16​h 15​min
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
Helsinki
— 4 nights
Fly:  13​h
End: Toronto

2
nights
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: get in on the family fun at Santa Claus Village, take in the dramatic scenery at Auttikongas, look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, and get engrossed in the history at Arktikum.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Rovaniemi visit planning tool .

Toronto, Canada to Rovaniemi is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Eastern European Time (EET) is 7 hours. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Toronto in June: high temperatures in Rovaniemi hover around 18°C and lows are around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

#Theme Parks, #Museums, #Wildlife
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Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Safaris
Santa Claus Office ©
Santa Claus Office

4
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.
Pack the 13th (Wed) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. The adventure continues: steep yourself in history at Fortress of Suomenlinna, don't miss a visit to The Esplanadi Park, explore the world behind art at Kansallisgalleria, and admire nature's wide array of creatures at Korkeasaari Zoo.

For where to stay, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Helsinki road trip planner .

Getting from Rovaniemi to Helsinki by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. In June, daytime highs in Helsinki are 21°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

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

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