12 days in Helsinki & Rovaniemi Itinerary

12 days in Helsinki & Rovaniemi Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Finland trip planner

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Helsinki
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Rovaniemi
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Helsinki

— 3 nights

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.
Attractions like Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Temppeliaukio Church make great kid-friendly stops. Venture out of the city with trips to Sarkanniemi Theme Park (in Tampere) and Nuuksio National Park (in Espoo). There's more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral and admire the landmark architecture of Helsinki Central Railway Station.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Helsinki holiday maker website.

New Delhi, India to Helsinki is an approximately 10-hour flight. Traveling from New Delhi to Helsinki, you'll gain 3.5 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from New Delhi in January; daily highs in Helsinki reach -3°C and lows reach -9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) to allow time to fly to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks · Museums · Childrens Museums · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

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Rovaniemi

— 7 nights

Official Hometown of Santa Claus

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Santa Claus Village and Safaris. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Rovaniemi: Amethyst Mine Lapland (in Luosto), Pyha-Luosto National Park (in Pyhatunturi) and Pyhatunturi (in Pelkosenniemi). There's lots more to do: get engrossed in the history at Arktikum, get your game on at Snowman World Igloo Hotel, explore the fascinating underground world of Syvasenvaara Fell, and get some fabulous bargains at Marttiini Store Old Factory.

For other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, go to the Rovaniemi day trip planning site.

Traveling by flight from Helsinki to Rovaniemi takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Helsinki in January; daily highs in Rovaniemi reach -10°C and lows reach -17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Sun) to allow enough time to fly back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Parks · Museums · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

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