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 °F to lows of °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 lots more to do: explore the fascinating underground world of Syvasenvaara Fell, stop by LAURI Handicraft Shop & Atelier, and enjoy some diversion at Santa Claus Office.

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You can 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 a bit cooler in Rovaniemi: highs are around °F and lows about °F. You will have some time to spend on the 9th (Sat) before leaving for Helsinki.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Parks Fun & Games Nature

Side Trip

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

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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 °F and lows are around °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