13 days in Rovaniemi & Helsinki Itinerary

13 days in Rovaniemi & Helsinki Itinerary

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13 days in Rovaniemi & Helsinki Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly:  18​h 15​min
1
Rovaniemi
— 5 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
2
Helsinki
— 6 nights
Fly:  15​h 15​min
End: Singapore

5
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Explore Rovaniemi's surroundings by going to Kemi (Sampo Icebreaker & Kemi Church). There's much more to do: find something for the whole family at Santa Claus Village, explore and take pictures at Lappi Areena, take an exotic tour of a safari tour, and don't miss a visit to Lordi's Square.

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Singapore, Singapore to Rovaniemi is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Singapore to Rovaniemi is minus 6 hours. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from Singapore in December; daily highs in Rovaniemi reach -6°C and lows reach -13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Sat) to allow time for travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Museums Theme Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Kemi
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Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Safaris

6
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.
Step out of Helsinki with an excursion to Porvoo Old Town in Porvoo--about 50 minutes away. Pack the 10th (Mon) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. There's lots more to do: admire the landmark architecture of Rock Church, take an in-depth tour of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, explore the world behind art at Kansallisgalleria, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral.

To see reviews, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Helsinki road trip site .

Traveling by flight from Rovaniemi to Helsinki takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. In December, Helsinki is somewhat warmer than Rovaniemi - with highs of 3°C and lows of -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Porvoo Old Town
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukion Church ©
Temppeliaukion Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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