10 days in Helsinki Region, Luosto & Rovaniemi Itinerary

10 days in Helsinki Region, Luosto & Rovaniemi Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Helsinki
— 3 nights
2
Luosto
— 2 nights
3
Rovaniemi
— 3 nights

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.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Sat): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Porvoo, get engrossed in the history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, thencontemplate the long history of The Aalto House, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Temppeliaukio Church, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral. Keep things going the next day: step into the grandiose world of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Nuuksio National Park.

For ratings, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read our Helsinki day trip planner.

Porto, Portugal to Helsinki is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Western European Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time, which is usually a 2 hour difference. In July, daily temperatures in Helsinki can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) to allow time 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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Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Nuuksio National Park ©
Nuuksio National Park

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Luosto

Luosto ©
Nestled among vast forests and fells, Luosto represents a small idyllic resort village set on the edge of Pyha-Luosto National Park.
Visiting Isokuru and Luosto Adventures will get you outdoors. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Church of Sodankyla and Museum - Gallery Alariesto. There's lots more to do: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Luosto, look for all kinds of wild species at Kopara Reindeer Park, and discover the riches below the earth's surface at Amethyst Mine Lapland.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Luosto trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Traveling by flight from Helsinki to Luosto takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Helsinki in July, expect little chillier with lows of °C in Luosto. 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

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Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Rovaniemi Church and Maupertuis Memorial. Popular historic sites such as German Soldier s Cemetery and Rovaniemen ortodoksinen kirkko are in your itinerary. Next up on the itinerary: surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, identify plant and animal life at Napapiirin Porofarmi, revel in the low prices at Marttiini Store Old Factory, and see Santa Claus Office.

To see more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Rovaniemi trip maker app.

Traveling by car from Luosto to Rovaniemi takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July in Rovaniemi, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) to allow enough time to 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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