10 days in Helsinki Region, Luosto & Rovaniemi Itinerary

10 days in Helsinki Region, Luosto & Rovaniemi Itinerary

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10 days in Helsinki Region, Luosto & Rovaniemi Itinerary

Start: Porto
Fly:  9​h
1
Helsinki
— 3 nights
Fly + bus:  5​h 30​min
2
Luosto
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Rovaniemi
— 3 nights
Fly:  11​h 30​min
End: Porto

3
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.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Sat): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Porvoo, contemplate the long history of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, contemplate the long history of The Aalto House, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Temppeliaukion Church, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 19th (Sun): learn about all things military at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and then explore the striking landscape of Nuuksio National Park.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read Helsinki tour itinerary planner.

Porto, Portugal to Helsinki is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and ferry; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Porto to Helsinki. In July, plan for daily highs up to 25°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) early enough to travel to Luosto.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Nuuksio National Park, Cathedral of Porvoo
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Cathedral of Porvoo ©
Cathedral of Porvoo
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Nuuksio National Park ©
Nuuksio National Park

2
nights
Luosto

Luosto ©
Nestled among vast forests and fells, Luosto represents a small idyllic resort village set on the edge of Pyha-Luosto National Park.
Take a break from the city and head to Luosto Adventures and Kopara Reindeer Park. Get a sense of the local culture at Church of Sodankyla and Museum - Gallery Alariesto. There's much more to do: explore the striking landscape at Isokuru, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Luosto, and discover the riches below the earth's surface at Amethyst Mine Lapland.

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Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Helsinki to Luosto takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or drive. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Helsinki in July since evenings lows in Luosto dip to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Luosto

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

Sodankyla
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Luosto ©
Luosto
Kopara Reindeer Park ©
Kopara Reindeer Park
Church of Sodankyla ©
Church of Sodankyla

3
nights
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Explore hidden gems such as Nature & Wildlife Tours and Rovaniemen ortodoksinen kirkko. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Maupertuis Memorial and Santa's House of Snowmobiles. And it doesn't end there: look for all kinds of wild species at Poro Farmi, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Rovaniemi Church, take an in-depth tour of Arktikum, and stroll the grounds of German Soldier s Cemetery.

To see traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Rovaniemi trip itinerary builder site .

You can drive from Luosto to Rovaniemi in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in July, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Wildlife Outdoors Tours

Side Trip

Maupertuis Memorial
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Rovaniemi Church ©
Rovaniemi Church
German Soldier s Cemetery ©
German Soldier s Cemetery

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