10 days in Helsinki & Rovaniemi Itinerary

10 days in Helsinki & Rovaniemi Itinerary

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Helsinki
— 5 nights
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Rovaniemi
— 4 nights

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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.
Take a break from the city and head to Bellevue Beach and Hietaranta Beach. Change things up with these side-trips from Helsinki: Tulliniemi Nature Path (in Hanko) and Fagervik Church (in Raseborg). Next up on the itinerary: admire the striking features of Temppeliaukio Church, enjoy the sand and surf at Kallahdenniemi Beach, step into the grandiose world of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, and indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

For more things to do, photos, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Helsinki trip itinerary builder tool.

Dublin, Ireland to Helsinki is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also fly; or do a combination of bus, train, and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from Dublin to Helsinki is 2 hours. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Dublin in November: high temperatures in Helsinki hover around 5°C and lows are around 0°C. On the 5th (Sat), you're off to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Helsinki

Outdoors · Parks · Historic Sites · Beaches

Side Trips

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Bellevue Beach ©
Bellevue Beach
Katajanokka ©
Katajanokka
Tulliniemi Nature Path ©
Tulliniemi Nature Path

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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.
Escape the urban bustle at Ranua Zoo and Napapiirin Porofarmi. There's much more to do: make a trip to Santa Claus Village, have fun at Santa Claus Office, get in on the family fun at Moomin Snowcastle, and take an in-depth tour of Arktikum.

For maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Rovaniemi road trip planning website.

Fly from Helsinki to Rovaniemi in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Helsinki in December; daily highs in Rovaniemi reach -6°C and lows reach -13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Parks · Museums · Theme Parks · Wildlife

Side Trip

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Ranua Zoo ©
Ranua Zoo
Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy ©
Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village

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