10 days in Finland Itinerary

10 days in Finland Itinerary

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Helsinki
— 6 nights
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Rovaniemi
— 1 night

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Helsinki

Helsinki ©

Daughter of the Baltic

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 27th (Thu) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. There's lots more to do: step into the grandiose world of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, and take an in-depth tour of The National Museum of Finland.

To see other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Helsinki road trip website.

Johannesburg, South Africa to Helsinki is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from Johannesburg in December; daily highs in Helsinki reach 3°C and lows reach -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Mon) to allow time to travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Theme Parks
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©

Official Hometown of Santa Claus

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Mon): see Santa Claus Office, then have some family-friendly fun at Snowman World Igloo Hotel, and then make a trip to Santa Claus Village. Here are some ideas for day two: engage your brain at Pilke Science Centre, then take an in-depth tour of Arktikum, then take an exotic tour of a safari tour, and finally don't miss a visit to Lordi's Square.

For traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Rovaniemi visit planning website.

Fly from Helsinki to Rovaniemi in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Helsinki in December; daily highs in Rovaniemi reach -6°C and lows reach -13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Museums · Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours
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Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Safaris

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