12 days in Helsinki, Rovaniemi & Porvoo Itinerary

12 days in Helsinki, Rovaniemi & Porvoo Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Helsinki
— 3 nights
2
Rovaniemi
— 3 nights
3
Porvoo
— 1 night
4
Helsinki
— 2 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 list of things to see and do now includes Stockmann Department Store, Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, and other attractions. There's more to do: buy something for everyone on your list at Kamppi Shopping Centre.

For photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Helsinki trip maker site.

Singapore, Singapore to Helsinki is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Singapore Standard Time (SGT) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET), which is usually a -6 hour difference. Traveling from Singapore in November, things will get colder in Helsinki: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Fri) so you can travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Helsinki

Shopping Historic Sites Museums
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum
Hakaniemi Market ©
Hakaniemi Market

3
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Wild About Lapland has been added to your itinerary. Kids will enjoy Santa Claus Village and Arktikum. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Forestry Museum of Lapland and Christmas House Santa. There's more to do: see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour and have some family-friendly fun at Snowman World Igloo Hotel.

For other places to visit, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Rovaniemi road trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Helsinki to Rovaniemi takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Helsinki in November, things will get little chillier in Rovaniemi: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Porvoo.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Outdoors Museums Tours
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Wild About Lapland ©
Wild About Lapland
Safaris
Arktikum ©
Arktikum

1
night
Porvoo

Porvoo ©
Porvoo, one of Finland's oldest and prettiest towns, boasts cobbled streets, famous red-brick warehouses, and a charming river.
On the 3rd (Mon), stop by Willatar, thenstep off the mainland to explore Kaunissaari, thenget some fabulous bargains at Brunberg Candy Factory Shop, and finally contemplate the long history of The Runeberg Home.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Porvoo trip planner.

Getting from Rovaniemi to Porvoo by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Rovaniemi in December, expect Porvoo to be somewhat warmer, temps between °C and °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Porvoo

Nature Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Kaunissaari
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Brunberg Candy Factory Shop ©
Brunberg Candy Factory Shop
The Runeberg Home ©
The Runeberg Home
Willatar ©
Willatar

2
nights
Helsinki

Helsinki ©
Start off your visit on the 4th (Tue): visit Katajanokka, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), and then stop by Academic Bookstore (Akateeminen Kirjakauppa). Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get answers to all your questions at Haltia, thensteep yourself in history at The Aalto House, thenget curious at Heureka, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral.

For ratings, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Helsinki trip app.

Getting from Porvoo to Helsinki by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. On the 6th (Thu), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Childrens Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Heureka, Haltia
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The Aalto House ©
The Aalto House
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral
Heureka ©
Heureka

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