8 days in Rovaniemi & Helsinki Itinerary

8 days in Rovaniemi & Helsinki Itinerary

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8 days in Rovaniemi & Helsinki Itinerary

Start: Mumbai
Fly:  17​h
1
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
2
Helsinki
— 4 nights
Fly:  11​h 15​min
End: Mumbai

2
nights
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Mon): make a trip to Marttiinin Wanha Tehdas, take an exotic tour of a safari tour, then see Santa Claus Office, then get in on the family fun at Santa Claus Village, and finally take in the views from Lumberjack's Candle Bridge.

For maps, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Rovaniemi trip builder website .

Mumbai, India to Rovaniemi is an approximately 17-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight and bus. You'll gain 3 hours traveling from Mumbai to Rovaniemi due to the time zone difference. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from Mumbai in December, with highs in Rovaniemi at -6°C and lows at -13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) so you can travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

#Theme Parks, #Tours, #Wildlife
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Safaris
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
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.
Take a break from the city and head to Aurinkolahti Beach and Hietaranta Beach. Museum-lovers will get to explore Fortress of Suomenlinna and Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum. Change things up with a short trip to Sibelius Hall in Lahti (about 1h 45 min away). The adventure continues: stop by Marimekko, admire the landmark architecture of Rock Church, pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, and perfect your strike at Flamingo Entertainment Centre.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read our Helsinki journey builder tool .

Fly from Rovaniemi to Helsinki in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Rovaniemi in December, with highs in Helsinki at 3°C and lows at -3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

#Shopping, #Parks, #Outdoors

Side Trips

Flamingo Entertainment Centre, Sibelius Hall
Find places to stay Dec 25 — 29:
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Sibelius Hall ©
Sibelius Hall
Fortress of Suomenlinna ©
Fortress of Suomenlinna
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©

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