9 days in Helsinki Region & Rovaniemi Itinerary

9 days in Helsinki Region & Rovaniemi Itinerary

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9 days in Helsinki Region & Rovaniemi Itinerary

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

5
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 22nd (Sat) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. The adventure continues: take in the spiritual surroundings of Rock Church, admire the masterpieces at Kansallisgalleria, pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, and take an in-depth tour of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum.

To find reviews, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Helsinki tour planner.

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. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from London to Helsinki. Traveling from London in December, expect Helsinki to be little chillier, temps between 3°C and -3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) early enough to travel to Rovaniemi.

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

3
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: find something for the whole family at Santa Claus Village, see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, enjoy some diversion at Snowman World Igloo Hotel, and don't miss a visit to Lordi's Square.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Rovaniemi tour planner .

You can fly from Helsinki to Rovaniemi in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Helsinki in December: high temperatures in Rovaniemi hover around -6°C and lows are around -13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

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

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