11 days in Finland Itinerary

11 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Ljubljana
Fly:  12 h
— 2 nights
Fly:  4 h
— 8 nights
Fly:  6 h
End: Ljubljana


Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Sat): make a trip to Lordi's Square, then see Santa Claus Office, and then don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village. Here are some ideas for day two: look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, get engrossed in the history at Arktikum, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Auttikongas.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, use the Rovaniemi travel itinerary planner.

Ljubljana, Slovenia to Rovaniemi is an approximately 8.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET), which is usually a 1 hour difference. When traveling from Ljubljana in October, plan for colder days and little chillier nights in Rovaniemi: temperatures range from 3°C by day to -1°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Nature Parks Outdoors
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Auttikongas ©
Snowman World Igloo Hotel ©
Snowman World Igloo Hotel
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village


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.
Attractions like Linnanmaki Amusement Park and Korkeasaari Zoo make great kid-friendly stops. Next up on the itinerary: explore the historical opulence of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), explore the world behind art at Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma, and get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at SEA LIFE Helsinki.

To find other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Helsinki trip itinerary planning tool.

You can fly from Rovaniemi to Helsinki in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from Rovaniemi in October, you will find days in Helsinki are somewhat warmer (10°C), and nights are about the same (1°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Theme Parks Parks Museums
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Linnanmaki Amusement Park ©
Linnanmaki Amusement Park
Korkeasaari Zoo ©
Korkeasaari Zoo