10 days in Helsinki & Rovaniemi Itinerary

10 days in Helsinki & Rovaniemi Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Bangkok
Fly:  14 h
1
Helsinki
— 5 nights
Fly:  4 h
2
Rovaniemi
— 3 nights
Fly:  17 h
End: Bangkok

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.
Head to Old Market Hall and Kamppi Shopping Centrefor 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 much more to do: admire the striking features of Temppeliaukio Church, stop by Katajanokka, take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), and take a stroll through Ullanlinna.

To find ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Helsinki journey tool.

Bangkok, Thailand to Helsinki is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Indochina Time (ICT) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET) is minus 5 hours. Plan for colder temperatures traveling from Bangkok in January, with highs in Helsinki at -3°C and lows at -9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Jarvenpaan Taidemuseo, Nuuksio National Park
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church

3
nights
Rovaniemi

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 Tours
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Safaris
Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Rovaniemi Local History Museum ©
Rovaniemi Local History Museum

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