11 days in Rovaniemi, Helsinki & Naantali Itinerary

11 days in Rovaniemi, Helsinki & Naantali Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Rovaniemi
— 4 nights
2
Helsinki
— 2 nights
3
Naantali
— 3 nights

4
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Explore hidden gems such as Rovaniemi Church and Korouoma Canyon. Head to Museum - Gallery Alariesto and LAURI Handicraft Shop & Atelierfor plenty of shopping. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Rovaniemi: Kopara Reindeer Park (in Luosto), Pyha-Luosto National Park (in Pyhatunturi) and Tornio Golf (in Tornio). There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at Santa's House of Snowmobiles, browse the different shops at Arctic Circle Mall, and explore the different monuments and memorials at German Soldier s Cemetery.

For ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Rovaniemi travel route planner.

In July, daily temperatures in Rovaniemi can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Thu) early enough to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Parks Nature Golf

Side Trips

Kopara Reindeer Park, Korouoma Canyon, Museum - Gallery Alariesto, Pyha-Luosto National Park, Tornio Golf
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Korouoma Canyon ©
Korouoma Canyon
Rovaniemi Church ©
Rovaniemi Church
Pyha-Luosto National Park ©
Pyha-Luosto National Park

2
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.
Let the collections at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Mannerheim Museum capture your imagination. Explore hidden gems such as Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and Nuuksio National Park. Go for a jaunt from Helsinki to Porvoo to see Cathedral of Porvoo about 48 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temppeliaukio Church, get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum (Luonnontieteellinen Museo), explore the world behind art at Kansallisgalleria, and wander the streets of Katajanokka.

To find where to stay, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read Helsinki trip builder app.

Traveling by flight from Rovaniemi to Helsinki takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Rovaniemi in August, you will find days in Helsinki are somewhat warmer (°C), and nights are about the same (°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Naantali.

Things to do in Helsinki

Nature Parks Museums

Side Trips

Nuuksio National Park, Cathedral of Porvoo
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Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna

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nights
Naantali

Naantali ©
Naantali is a town in south-western Finland, known as one of the most important tourist centres of the country. Start off your visit on the 5th (Mon): get your game on at Moomin World, wander the streets of Naantali Old Town, and then take an in-depth tour of Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova. Keep things going the next day: get engrossed in the history at Turku Castle, examine the collection at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral, and finally examine the collection at Kylamaki Village of Living History.

To see more things to do, maps, reviews, and tourist information, use the Naantali trip itinerary maker tool.

You can drive from Helsinki to Naantali in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or fly. In August, daytime highs in Naantali are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Naantali

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Turku, Louhisaari Manor
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Naantali Old Town ©
Naantali Old Town
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral

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