12 days in Helsinki & Rovaniemi Itinerary

12 days in Helsinki & Rovaniemi Itinerary

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Helsinki
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Rovaniemi
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Helsinki

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.
Bring the kids along to Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali). Step out of Helsinki with an excursion to Nuuksio National Park in Espoo--about 48 minutes away. Pack the 6th (Thu) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. There's much more to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Temppeliaukio Church, get engrossed in the history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kamppi Chapel of Silence, and don't miss a visit to Senate Square.

To find photos, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Helsinki online route planner.

Singapore, Singapore to Helsinki is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. You'll gain 6 hours traveling from Singapore to Helsinki due to the time zone difference. Expect colder temperatures when traveling from Singapore in December; daily highs in Helsinki reach 3°C and lows reach -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks · Theme Parks · Museums · Historic Sites

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Nuuksio National Park ©
National Park
Nuuksio National Park
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Rovaniemi

Official Hometown of Santa Claus

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Attractions like Santa Claus Village and Arktikum make great kid-friendly stops. Next up on the itinerary: see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, get in on the family fun at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus, catch a live event at Lappi Areena, and see the interesting displays at Santa's House of Snowmobiles.

For other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Rovaniemi driving holiday planner.

Traveling by flight from Helsinki to Rovaniemi takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Helsinki in December, with highs in Rovaniemi at -6°C and lows at -13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks · Museums · Wildlife · Fun & Games
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