11 days in Rovaniemi, Iisalmi & Helsinki Itinerary

11 days in Rovaniemi, Iisalmi & Helsinki Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Finland travel planner

©
This plan was created by another user.  Make it your plan

Route & dates

11 days in Rovaniemi, Iisalmi & Helsinki Itinerary

Start: Torshavn, Streymoy
Fly:  13​h
1
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 15​min
2
Iisalmi
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  4​h 15​min
3
Helsinki
— 3 nights
Fly:  8​h 45​min
End: Torshavn, Streymoy

2
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Take a break from the city and head to Feelapland and Auttikongas. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Syvasenvaara Fell and Santa's House of Snowmobiles. Go for a jaunt from Rovaniemi to Ylitornio to see Tatuka Palvelut about 34 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: get in on the family fun at Santa Claus Village, get lost in a book at Rovaniemi City Library, and stop by LAURI.

To find other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Rovaniemi online sightseeing planner .

Torshavn, Faroe Islands to Rovaniemi is an approximately 13-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Torshavn to Rovaniemi is 2 hours. When traveling from Torshavn in July, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Rovaniemi: temperatures range from 22°C by day to 13°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) so you can travel to Iisalmi.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Wildlife Outdoors Tours

Side Trip

Tatuka Reindeerfarm
Find places to stay Jul 16 — 18:
Highlights from your plan
Feelapland ©
Feelapland
Auttikongas ©
Auttikongas
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village

3
nights
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. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Hiidenportti National Park and Venajanhiekka. Get outdoors at Pyha-Hakki National Park and Kainuun Vaellustalli. Step out of Iisalmi to go to Vuokatti and see Vuokatinvaara, which is approximately 1h 25 min away. There's still lots to do: learn about all things military at Rukajarvi-keskus and make a trip to Iisalmi market hall.

To find traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, use the Iisalmi trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Rovaniemi to Iisalmi takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In July, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) early enough to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Iisalmi

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Sotkamo, Venajanhiekka, Vuokatinvaara, Pyha-Hakki National Park
Find places to stay Jul 19 — 22:
Highlights from your plan
Hiidenportti National Park ©
Hiidenportti National Park
Pyha-Hakki National Park ©
Pyha-Hakki National Park
Venajanhiekka ©
Venajanhiekka

3
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.
Visit Rock Church and Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum for their historical value. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Nuuksio National Park and Linnanmaki Amusement Park. There's lots more to do: brush up on your military savvy at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali).

To see traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Helsinki travel planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Iisalmi to Helsinki. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in July, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Nuuksio National Park
Find places to stay Jul 22 — 25:
Highlights from your plan
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Nuuksio National Park ©
Nuuksio National Park
Temppeliaukion Church ©
Temppeliaukion Church

Similar Plans

14 days in Helsinki BY A USER FROM ITALY August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 12 days in Helsinki BY A USER FROM FINLAND May, culture, romantic, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: May, culture, romantic, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 15 days in Finland BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM July, teens, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife, hidden gems PREFERENCES: July, teens, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 14 days in Finland BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, shopping, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 15 days in Helsinki & Lapland BY A USER FROM NEW ZEALAND November, culture, romantic, museums, wildlife, fast-paced, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: November, culture, romantic, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Fast-paced 15 days in Helsinki BY A USER FROM INDIA September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 12 days in Helsinki BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 14 days in Helsinki BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium
View more plans