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
— 6 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.
Family-friendly places like Santa Claus Village and Ranua Zoo will thrill your kids. There's much more to do: see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, get outside with Arctic Lifestyle, don't miss a visit to Lordi's Square, and explore and take pictures at Lappi Areena.

To find reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Rovaniemi road trip planning app .

Sydney, Australia to Rovaniemi is an approximately 26-hour flight. Traveling from Sydney to Rovaniemi, you'll gain 8 hours due to the time zone difference. In May, Rovaniemi is slightly colder than Sydney - with highs of 12°C and lows of 3°C. On the 15th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Wildlife Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Ranua Zoo
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Ranua Zoo ©
Ranua Zoo
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Safaris

6
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 appreciate attractions like Linnanmaki Amusement Park and The Swimming Stadium. And it doesn't end there: brush up on your military savvy at Fortress of Suomenlinna, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), admire nature's wide array of creatures at Helsinki Zoo, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Hietaranta Beach.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Helsinki online trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by flight from Rovaniemi to Helsinki takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Rovaniemi in May: highs in Helsinki hover around 18°C, while lows dip to 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Theme Parks Historic Sites
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Linnanmaki Amusement Park ©
Linnanmaki Amusement Park
Korkeasaari Zoo ©
Korkeasaari Zoo

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