12 days in Rovaniemi & Helsinki Itinerary

12 days in Rovaniemi & Helsinki Itinerary

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Rovaniemi
— 4 nights
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Helsinki
— 5 nights

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Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©

Official Hometown of Santa Claus

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Church of Sodankyla and Tornio Church. For shopping fun, head to LAURI Handicraft Shop & Atelier or Museum - Gallery Alariesto. Get out of town with these interesting Rovaniemi side-trips: Kemi (Sampo Icebreaker & Kemi Church) and Amethyst Mine Lapland (in Luosto). There's lots more to do: get engrossed in the history at Arktikum, don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village, get some fabulous bargains at Marttiini Store Old Factory, and buy something for everyone on your list at Arctic Circle Mall.

To see other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Rovaniemi trip itinerary tool.

Shanghai, China to Rovaniemi is an approximately 17-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Shanghai to Rovaniemi is minus 6 hours. In March, Rovaniemi is cooler than Shanghai - with highs of -1°C and lows of -9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) so you can travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Museums · Historic Sites · Theme Parks · Shopping

Side Trips

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Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Church of Sodankyla ©
Church of Sodankyla
Korundi House of Culture ©
Korundi House of Culture

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Helsinki

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.
Market Square Kauppatori has been added to your itinerary. You'll explore and learn at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Galerie Forsblom. Visit Temppeliaukio Church and Helsinki Cathedral for their historical value. Step out of Helsinki to go to Jarvenpaa and see Jarvenpaan Taidemuseo, which is approximately 42 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: make a trip to Old Market Hall, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kamppi Chapel of Silence, wander the streets of Katajanokka, and take in the exciting artwork at ARTag Gallery.

For reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Helsinki online attractions planner.

You can fly from Rovaniemi to Helsinki in 4.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Rovaniemi in March; daily highs in Helsinki reach 3°C and lows reach -5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church

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