11 days in Helsinki, Vaasa & Rovaniemi Itinerary

11 days in Helsinki, Vaasa & Rovaniemi Itinerary

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Helsinki
— 3 nights
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Vaasa
— 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.
Kids will enjoy Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Nuuksio National Park. Explore Helsinki's surroundings by going to Ahvenisto (in Hameenlinna) and Heureka (in Vantaa). And it doesn't end there: admire the landmark architecture of Temppeliaukio Church, test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Korkeasaaren Elaintarha, and get your game on at True VR.

To see ratings, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Helsinki trip maker app.

London, UK to Helsinki is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from London to Helsinki. Traveling from London in February, expect Helsinki to be a bit cooler, temps between 0°C and -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Vaasa.

Things to do in Helsinki

Theme Parks · Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Nuuksio National Park ©
Nuuksio National Park
Linnanmaki Amusement Park ©
Linnanmaki Amusement Park

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Vaasa

Vaasa ©
Vaasa is a city on the west coast of Finland. Bring the kids along to Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site and Powerpark. Take a break from Vaasa with a short trip to Saltkaret in Mustasaari, about 40 minutes away. The adventure continues: examine the collection at Terranova, cool off at Tropiclandia, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Bock’s Corner Brewery, and take in the views from Raippaluodon Silta.

For photos, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Vaasa travel route builder tool.

Getting from Helsinki to Vaasa by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. In February, plan for daily highs up to 0°C, and evening lows to -5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) early enough to travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Vaasa

Theme Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Parks

Side Trips

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Tropiclandia ©
Tropiclandia
Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site ©
Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site
Powerpark ©
Powerpark

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Rovaniemi

Official Hometown of Santa Claus

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Santa Claus Village and Arktikum. There's still lots to do: take an exotic tour of a safari tour, get in on the family fun at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus, explore the fascinating underground world of Syvasenvaara Fell, and engage your brain at Pilke Science Centre.

To find maps, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Rovaniemi planner.

Traveling by flight from Vaasa to Rovaniemi takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Vaasa in February; daily highs in Rovaniemi reach -6°C and lows reach -11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Wildlife · Theme Parks · Parks · Museums
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Safaris
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus ©

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