10 days in Helsinki, Savonlinna & Rovaniemi Itinerary

10 days in Helsinki, Savonlinna & Rovaniemi Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Helsinki
— 3 nights
2
Savonlinna
— 1 night
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.
Pack the 12th (Sun) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. Next up on the itinerary: admire the striking features of Temppeliaukio Church, learn about all things military at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, get to know the fascinating history of The Esplanadi Park, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali).

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New Delhi, India to Helsinki is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. Traveling from New Delhi to Helsinki, you'll gain 3.5 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from New Delhi in May, with highs in Helsinki at °C and lows at °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Theme Parks Museums
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Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

1
night
Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Mon): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kerimaki Church, see the interesting displays at Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum, explore the historical opulence of Olavinlinna Castle, thensee the interesting displays at Savonlinna Provincial Museum, thendon't miss a visit to Pikkukirkko, and finally browse the fresh offerings at Savonlinna Market Square.

For traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Savonlinna travel route website.

Getting from Helsinki to Savonlinna by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: fly; or take a train. In May, daily temperatures in Savonlinna can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) so you can travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Kerimaki Church, Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum
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Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum ©
Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum
Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle
Savonlinna Provincial Museum ©
Savonlinna Provincial Museum

3
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Change things up with these side-trips from Rovaniemi: Korouoma Canyon (in Posio), Pyha-Luosto National Park (in Pyhatunturi) and Tatuka Reindeerfarm (in Ylitornio). And it doesn't end there: make a trip to Santa Claus Village, Head underground at Syvasenvaara Fell, enjoy some diversion at Santa Claus Office, and explore the different monuments and memorials at German Soldier s Cemetery.

To find maps, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Rovaniemi online trip planner.

You can fly from Savonlinna to Rovaniemi in 6.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Savonlinna in May: highs in Rovaniemi hover around °C, while lows dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Korouoma Canyon, Tatuka Reindeerfarm, Pyha-Luosto National Park
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Pyha-Luosto National Park ©
Pyha-Luosto National Park
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Arktikum ©
Arktikum

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