11 days in Helsinki Region & Rovaniemi Itinerary

11 days in Helsinki Region & Rovaniemi Itinerary

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11 days in Helsinki Region & Rovaniemi Itinerary

Start: Visakhapatnam
Fly:  18​h 45​min
1
Helsinki
— 5 nights
Fly:  4​h
2
Rovaniemi
— 3 nights
Fly:  25​h
End: Visakhapatnam


5
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.
Take a break from Helsinki with a short trip to Nuuksio National Park in Espoo, about 46 minutes away. Pack the 17th (Fri) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. And it doesn't end there: explore the historical opulence of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, explore the world behind art at Kansallisgalleria, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kamppi Chapel of Silence, and pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral.

To find other places to visit, reviews, maps, and tourist information, go to the Helsinki trip builder tool .

Visakhapatnam, India to Helsinki is an approximately 19-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and ferry; or do a combination of flight and train. Traveling from Visakhapatnam to Helsinki, you'll gain 3 hours due to the time zone difference. In May, plan for daily highs up to 18°C, and evening lows to 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trip

Nuuksio National Park
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Rock Church ©
Rock Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

3
nights
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
On the 21st (Tue), Head underground at Syvasenvaara Fell, then stop by LAURI, then see Santa Claus Office, and finally get in on the family fun at Santa Claus Village. Here are some ideas for day two: snap pictures at Lumberjack's Candle Bridge, get engrossed in the history at Arktikum, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas.

To see maps, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read Rovaniemi travel route builder website .

You can fly from Helsinki to Rovaniemi in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Helsinki in May; daily highs in Rovaniemi reach 12°C and lows reach 3°C. On the 23rd (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
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Safaris
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Arktikum ©
Arktikum

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