11 days in Helsinki, Iisalmi & Rovaniemi Itinerary

11 days in Helsinki, Iisalmi & Rovaniemi Itinerary

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Helsinki
— 3 nights
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Iisalmi
— 3 nights
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Rovaniemi
— 2 nights

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Helsinki

Helsinki ©

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.
Step out of the city life by going to Stand-Up Paddleboarding and Teijo National Park. Family-friendly places like Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Helsinki Cathedral will thrill your kids. Pack the 26th (Fri) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. There's still lots to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Temppeliaukio Church, browse the exhibits of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, take a stroll through Katajanokka, and surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour.

To find maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Helsinki day trip website.

Torshavn, Faroe Islands to Helsinki is an approximately 9-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Torshavn to Helsinki is 2 hours. In July, Helsinki is somewhat warmer than Torshavn - with highs of 25°C and lows of 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) early enough to travel to Iisalmi.

Things to do in Helsinki

Wildlife · Theme Parks · Parks · Nature

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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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Iisalmi

Iisalmi ©
Iisalmi is a town and municipality in the Region of Northern Savonia in Finland.The municipality has a population of and covers an area of of which is water. Get in touch with nature at Tiilikkajarven Kansallispuisto and Hiukka. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Angry Birds Activity Park Vuokatti and Vuokatti Bowling. Go for a jaunt from Iisalmi to Kajaani to see Kajaani Castle ruins about 1h 15 min away. It doesn't end there: learn about all things military at Rukajarvi-keskus.

To find reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Iisalmi trip site.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Helsinki to Iisalmi. In July in Iisalmi, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Iisalmi

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Theme Parks

Side Trips

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Vuokatti Bowling ©
Vuokatti Bowling
Rukajarvi-keskus ©
Rukajarvi-keskus
Kajaani Castle ruins ©
Kajaani Castle ruins

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Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©

Official Hometown of Santa Claus

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
On the 1st (Thu), look for gifts at Your Piece Of Finland, look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, then enjoy some diversion at Santa Claus Office, and finally don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village. On your second day here, get in on the family fun at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus, then take an in-depth tour of Arktikum, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Rovaniemi Church.

For reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Rovaniemi trip planner.

Traveling by car from Iisalmi to Rovaniemi takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Traveling from Iisalmi in August, expect a bit cooler with lows of 11°C in Rovaniemi. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks · Wildlife · Tours · Outdoors
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SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus ©
Safaris
Arktikum ©
Arktikum

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