12 days in Helsinki & Rovaniemi Itinerary

12 days in Helsinki & Rovaniemi Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Helsinki
— 3 nights
2
Rovaniemi
— 3 nights
3
Helsinki
— 3 nights

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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Temppeliaukio Church as well as Helsinki Cathedral. Your inner history buff will appreciate Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Kamppi Chapel of Silence. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like The National Museum of Finland and Katajanokka. There's more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali).

To find other places to visit, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read Helsinki attractions site.

Almaty, Kazakhstan to Helsinki is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. The time zone changes from East Kazakhstan Time to Eastern European Standard Time, which is usually a -4 hour difference. While traveling from Almaty, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Helsinki, ranging from highs of 40°F to lows of 32°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) so you can travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
The National Museum of Finland ©
The National Museum of Finland
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

3
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Pyhatunturi and Marttiini Store Old Factory. There's still lots to do: Head underground at Syvasenvaara Fell, see Santa Claus Office, and stop by LAURI Handicraft Shop & Atelier.

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Fly from Helsinki to Rovaniemi in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Helsinki in November, things will get slightly colder in Rovaniemi: highs are around 28°F and lows about 20°F. You will have some time to spend on the 9th (Sat) before leaving for Helsinki.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Fun & Games · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trip

Pyhatunturi
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Santa Claus Office ©
Santa Claus Office
Pyhatunturi ©
Pyhatunturi
Marttiini Store Old Factory ©
Marttiini Store Old Factory

3
nights
Helsinki

Helsinki
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Fly from Rovaniemi to Helsinki in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Rovaniemi in November: high temperatures in Helsinki hover around 40°F and lows are around 32°F. On the 12th (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites
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Pohjolan toimitalo
Pohjolan toimitalo