Route & dates
Fly: 22 h 15 min
Helsinki— 7 nights
Fly + Bus: 4 h
Rovaniemi— 1 night
Fly: 30 h
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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.Kids will appreciate attractions like Korkeasaari Zoo and The Swimming Stadium. Pack the 14th (Tue) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. There's still lots to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, test your problem-solving skills at Labyrinth Games Room Escape, explore the world behind art at Kansallisgalleria, and make a trip to Senate Square.
To find more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, use the Helsinki online itinerary planner.
Wilmington, USA to Helsinki is an approximately 14- hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of flight and ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from Wilmington to Helsinki is 7 hours. While traveling from Wilmington, expect cooler days and little chillier nights in Helsinki, ranging from highs of 5°C to lows of 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) so you can travel to Rovaniemi.
Things to do in Helsinki
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Official Hometown of Santa Claus
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.On the 19th (Sun), see Santa Claus Office and then make a trip to Santa Claus Village. On the 20th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take an exotic tour of a safari tour, then find something for the whole family at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus, and then don't miss a visit to Lordi's Square.
To find traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Rovaniemi trip itinerary website.
Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Helsinki to Rovaniemi takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Helsinki in November; daily highs in Rovaniemi reach -2°C and lows reach -7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.
Things to do in Rovaniemi
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