11 days in Finland Itinerary

11 days in Finland Itinerary

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11 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  26​h
1
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
2
Helsinki
— 7 nights
Fly:  22​h 45​min
End: Sydney

2
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Sat): snap pictures at Lumberjack's Candle Bridge. On your second day here, don't miss a visit to Lordi's Square, take an exotic tour of a safari tour, then find something for the whole family at Santa Claus Village, then make a trip to Santa Claus Office, and finally don't miss a visit to Marttiinin Vanha Tehdas.

For maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Rovaniemi day trip planning app .

Sydney, Australia to Rovaniemi is an approximately 26-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 8 hours traveling from Sydney to Rovaniemi. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from Sydney in December; daily highs in Rovaniemi reach -6°C and lows reach -13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) early enough to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

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Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Safaris

7
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.
Kids will enjoy Linnanmaki and Helsinki Zoo. There's lots more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temppeliaukion Church, expand your understanding of the military at Fortress of Suomenlinna, make a trip to Senate Square, and take an in-depth tour of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum.

For maps, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Helsinki trip itinerary tool .

You can fly from Rovaniemi to Helsinki in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Rovaniemi in December; daily highs in Helsinki reach 1°C and lows reach -4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Mon) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Linnanmaki Amusement Park ©
Linnanmaki Amusement Park
Korkeasaari Zoo ©
Korkeasaari Zoo

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