10 days in Rovaniemi & Helsinki Itinerary

10 days in Rovaniemi & Helsinki Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Rovaniemi
— 4 nights
Fly:  4 h
— 5 nights
Fly:  4 h 30 min
End: Oslo


Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
German Soldier s Cemetery and Rovaniemi Church are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Get in touch with nature at Safaris and Eeron Polku Trail. There's much more to do: hit the slopes at Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy, make a trip to Lordi's Square, engage your brain at Pilke Science Centre, and see Santa Claus Office.

For ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Rovaniemi trip planning app.

In April, daytime highs in Rovaniemi are 3°C, while nighttime lows are -3°C. You'll have a few hours on the 13th (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling to Helsinki.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Outdoors Parks Museums

Side Trip

Eeron Polku Trail
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Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy ©
Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy
Santa's House of Snowmobiles ©
Santa's House of Snowmobiles


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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Helsinki Cathedral. Escape the urban bustle at Nuuksio National Park and Sipoonkorven Kansallispuisto. Take a break from Helsinki with a short trip to Teijo National Park in Pernio, about 1h 55 min away. There's much more to do: admire the landmark architecture of Temppeliaukio Church, hike along Pornaistenniemi Nature Trail, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kamppi Chapel of Silence, and take a stroll through Katajanokka.

For more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Helsinki online driving holiday planner.

Traveling by flight from Rovaniemi to Helsinki takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In April, Helsinki is somewhat warmer than Rovaniemi - with highs of 9°C and lows of 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Nuuksio National Park, Sipoonkorven Kansallispuisto, Teijo National Park
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral