10 days in Rovaniemi & Helsinki Itinerary

10 days in Rovaniemi & Helsinki Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Finland tour planner

This plan was created by another user.  Make it your plan

Route & dates

10 days in Rovaniemi & Helsinki Itinerary

Start: Helsinki
Fly:  4​h
1
Rovaniemi
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h
2
Helsinki
— 5 nights
End: Helsinki

4
nights
Rovaniemi

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 Ski Resort Suomutunturi and Samiland. Get a sense of the local culture at Church of Sodankyla and Santa's House of Snowmobiles. Explore Rovaniemi's surroundings by going to The Provincial Museum Of Tornio Valley (in Tornio) and Kotielainpuisto Arkadia (in Simo). Next up on the itinerary: take an exotic tour of a safari tour, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Rovaniemi Church, examine the collection at Christmas House Santa, and try your luck at Feel Vegas - Club Rovaniemi.

For reviews, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read our Rovaniemi trip planner.

Helsinki to Rovaniemi is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or drive. In November, Rovaniemi is a bit cooler than Helsinki - with highs of -2°C and lows of -7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) so you can travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Wildlife Tours Outdoors

Side Trips

Kotielainpuisto Arkadia, Ski Resort Suomutunturi, The Provincial Museum Of Tornio Valley, Samiland, Church of Sodankyla
Find places to stay Nov 22 — 26:
Highlights from your plan
Kotielainpuisto Arkadia ©
Kotielainpuisto Arkadia
Safaris
Church of Sodankyla ©
Church of Sodankyla

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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Katajanokka and Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum. Get a sense of the local culture at Turku Castle and Sea Fortress Suomenlinna. Get out of town with these interesting Helsinki side-trips: Turku (Forum Marinum Maritime Centre, Turku Biological Museum, & more) and Nuuksio National Park (in Espoo). There's lots more to do: explore the world behind art at Kansallisgalleria, contemplate the long history of The Aalto House, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temppeliaukion Church, and take in the exciting artwork at Galleria Lapinlahti.

To see other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Helsinki trip itinerary builder tool .

Traveling by flight from Rovaniemi to Helsinki takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Rovaniemi in November, with highs in Helsinki at 5°C and lows at 0°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Turku, Nuuksio National Park
Find places to stay Nov 26 — Dec 1:
Highlights from your plan
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Nuuksio National Park ©
Nuuksio National Park
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle

Similar Plans

11 days in Helsinki & Rovaniemi BY A USER FROM MALTA December, teens, popular sights PREFERENCES: December, teens ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 12 days in Helsinki & Tampere BY A USER FROM EGYPT September, culture, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular sights PREFERENCES: September, culture, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 11 days in Rovaniemi, Levi & Helsinki BY A USER FROM GREECE December, kids, popular sights PREFERENCES: December, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 11 days in Helsinki, Vaasa & Rovaniemi BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM February, teens, kids, popular sights PREFERENCES: February, teens, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 12 days in Helsinki & Rovaniemi BY A USER FROM ISRAEL October, popular sights PREFERENCES: October ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 11 days in Helsinki BY A USER FROM SINGAPORE December, kids, popular sights PREFERENCES: December, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 12 days in Finland BY A USER FROM HONG KONG December, teens, kids, popular sights PREFERENCES: December, teens, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 12 days in Helsinki & Tampere BY A USER FROM EGYPT September, culture, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: September, culture, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 14 days in Tampere, Turku & Helsinki BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM August, kids, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: August, kids, outdoors, beaches, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 11 days in Helsinki BY A USER FROM FINLAND September, popular sights PREFERENCES: September ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 11 days in Helsinki BY A USER FROM INDIA November, popular sights PREFERENCES: November ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 11 days in Finland BY A USER FROM MALAYSIA October, popular sights PREFERENCES: October ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium
View more plans