10 days in Helsinki & Rovaniemi Itinerary

10 days in Helsinki & Rovaniemi Itinerary

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Helsinki
— 5 nights
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Rovaniemi
— 3 nights

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Helsinki

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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.
Head to Old Market Hall and Galleria Lapinlahtifor some retail therapy. Let the collections at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Taidekoti Kirpila capture your imagination. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Helsinki: Jarvenpaan Taidemuseo (in Jarvenpaa) and Nuuksio National Park (in Espoo). There's still lots to do: admire the striking features of Temppeliaukio Church, don't miss a visit to The Esplanadi Park, browse the different shops at Kamppi Shopping Centre, and shop like a local with ARTag Gallery.

To see traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read Helsinki day trip app.

Bangkok, Thailand to Helsinki is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 5 hours traveling from Bangkok to Helsinki. Traveling from Bangkok in January, expect Helsinki to be much colder, temps between -3°C and -9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) so you can travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Museums

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Rovaniemi

Official Hometown of Santa Claus

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Get a sense of the local culture at Arktikum and Pilke Science Centre. Step out of the city life by going to Safaris and Syvasenvaara Fell. Next up on the itinerary: look for gifts at LAURI Handicraft Shop & Atelier, see Santa Claus Office, make a trip to Santa Claus Village, and buy something for everyone on your list at Arctic Circle Mall.

To find reviews, photos, and tourist information, read Rovaniemi travel planner.

You can fly from Helsinki to Rovaniemi in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Helsinki in January, things will get little chillier in Rovaniemi: highs are around -10°C and lows about -17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Museums · Theme Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife
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Safaris
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History Museum
Arktikum
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