14 days in Helsinki & Rovaniemi Itinerary

14 days in Helsinki & Rovaniemi Itinerary

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Helsinki
— 10 nights
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Rovaniemi
— 3 nights

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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.
Bring the kids along to Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Bellevue Beach. Get a sense of the local culture at Temppeliaukio Church and The Esplanadi Park. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Helsinki: Laurinmaki Crofter's Museum (in Janakkala), Teijo National Park (in Pernio) and Nuuksio National Park (in Espoo). Spend the 4th (Mon) exploring nature at Sipoonkorven Kansallispuisto. Pack the 5th (Tue) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. There's much more to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, get engrossed in the history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, enjoy the sand and surf at Hietaranta Beach, and look for all kinds of wild species at Arboretum Mustila.

To see photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Helsinki online trip itinerary planner.

If you are flying in from Canada, the closest major aiports are Helsinki Vantaa Airport, Turku Airport and Tampere-Pirkkala Airport. January in Helsinki sees daily highs of -3°C and lows of -9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) so you can travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trips

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

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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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Santa Claus Village. On the 7th (Thu), revel in the low prices at Marttiini Store Old Factory, see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, then see Santa Claus Office, and finally make a trip to Santa Claus Village. On your second day here, get in on the family fun at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus, get engrossed in the history at Arktikum, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Rovaniemi Church.

For ratings, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Rovaniemi day trip planning app.

Traveling by flight from Helsinki to Rovaniemi takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Helsinki in February: high temperatures in Rovaniemi hover around -6°C and lows are around -11°C. On the 9th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks · Museums · Wildlife · Outdoors
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Safaris
Arktikum ©
Arktikum
SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus ©

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