12 days in Helsinki & Rovaniemi Itinerary

12 days in Helsinki & Rovaniemi Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Helsinki
— 3 nights
2
Rovaniemi
— 7 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.
Attractions like Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Helsinki Central Railway Station make great kid-friendly stops. Venture out of the city with trips to Sarkanniemi Theme Park (in Tampere) and Nuuksio National Park (in Espoo). The adventure continues: admire the landmark architecture of Temppeliaukio Church and pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral.

To see other places to visit and tourist information, read Helsinki trip itinerary maker site.

New Delhi, India to Helsinki is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3.5 hours traveling from New Delhi to Helsinki. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from New Delhi in January; daily highs in Helsinki reach °C and lows reach °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) so you can travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Museums Nature

Side Trips

Sarkanniemi Theme Park, Nuuksio National Park
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Nuuksio National Park ©
Nuuksio National Park
Sarkanniemi Theme Park ©
Sarkanniemi Theme Park

7
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
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: Pyha-Luosto National Park (in Pyhatunturi), Pyhatunturi (in Pelkosenniemi) and Amethyst Mine Lapland (in Luosto). 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 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Helsinki in January; daily highs in Rovaniemi reach °C and lows reach °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Pyha-Luosto National Park, Pyhatunturi, Amethyst Mine Lapland
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Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy ©
Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Safaris

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