10 days in Rovaniemi & Helsinki Itinerary

10 days in Rovaniemi & Helsinki Itinerary

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Rovaniemi
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Rovaniemi

— 5 nights

Official Hometown of Santa Claus

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Ranua Zoo has been added to your itinerary. And it doesn't end there: make a trip to Santa Claus Village, get curious at Science Centre Pilke, see the interesting displays at Christmas House Santa, and get engrossed in the history at Arktikum.

To see other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Rovaniemi trip itinerary planner.

Rome, Italy to Rovaniemi is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of car and train. Traveling from Rome to Rovaniemi, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Rome in January, expect Rovaniemi to be colder, temps between -10°C and -17°C. You will leave for Helsinki on the 15th (Sat).

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours · Museums

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Helsinki

— 4 nights

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.
Helsinki is known for historic sites, museums, and shopping. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: learn about all things military at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, admire the masterpieces at Kansallisgalleria, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kamppi Chapel of Silence, and admire the landmark architecture of Temppeliaukio Church.

To see other places to visit, maps, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Helsinki online trip builder.

Traveling by flight from Rovaniemi to Helsinki takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Rovaniemi in January, with highs in Helsinki at -3°C and lows at -9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Wed) to allow time for the flight back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping · Parks
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