10 days in Rovaniemi & Helsinki Itinerary

10 days in Rovaniemi & Helsinki Itinerary

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10 days in Rovaniemi & Helsinki Itinerary

Start: Kolkata (Calcutta)
Fly:  18​h 45​min
1
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h
2
Helsinki
— 5 nights
Fly:  13​h 45​min
End: Kolkata (Calcutta)

2
nights
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Rovaniemi is known for theme parks, museums, fun & games, nightlife, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: find something for the whole family at Santa Claus Village, identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Rovaniemi Church, and take an in-depth tour of Arktikum.

For ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Rovaniemi trip planner .

Kolkata (Calcutta), India to Rovaniemi is an approximately 19-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference moving from India Standard Time to Eastern European Time is minus 3 hours. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from Kolkata (Calcutta) in February, with highs in Rovaniemi at -6°C and lows at -11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports
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Safaris
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Arktikum ©
Arktikum

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.
Go for a jaunt from Helsinki to Espoo to see Nuuksio National Park about 46 minutes away. Pack the 25th (Mon) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. There's lots more to do: brush up on your military savvy at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, get engrossed in the history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, appreciate the extensive heritage of The Esplanadi Park, and explore the world behind art at Kansallisgalleria.

For other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Helsinki trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Rovaniemi to Helsinki takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Rovaniemi in February, with highs in Helsinki at 0°C and lows at -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Historic Sites Theme Parks

Side Trips

Nuuksio National Park, Vantaa Art Museum
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukion Church ©
Temppeliaukion Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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