10 days in Rovaniemi & Helsinki Itinerary

10 days in Rovaniemi & Helsinki Itinerary

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Rovaniemi

— 4 nights

Official Hometown of Santa Claus

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Step off the beaten path and head to Feelapland and Lordi's Square. Get outdoors at Ski Resort Ritavalkea and Auttikongas. Go for a jaunt from Rovaniemi to Sodankyla to see Church of Sodankyla about 1h 35 min away. There's still lots to do: try to win big at Feel Vegas - Club Rovaniemi, look for gifts at Kauppakeskus Sampokeskus, see Santa Claus Office, and see the interesting displays at Santa's House of Snowmobiles.

For photos, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Rovaniemi trip maker site.

Singapore, Singapore to Rovaniemi is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. Traveling from Singapore to Rovaniemi, you'll gain 6 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Singapore in December, things will get colder in Rovaniemi: highs are around -6°C and lows about -13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) so you can fly to Helsinki.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Outdoors · Parks · Winter Sports · Shopping

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Helsinki

— 3 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.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Thu): kick back and relax at Aurinkolahti Beach, relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, and then test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms. Here are some ideas for day two: walk around Nuuksio National Park.

To find more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Helsinki trip itinerary maker website.

Traveling by flight from Rovaniemi to Helsinki takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Rovaniemi in December; daily highs in Helsinki reach 3°C and lows reach -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Sat) to allow enough time to fly back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Beaches

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