14 days in Helsinki Region & Rovaniemi Itinerary

14 days in Helsinki Region & Rovaniemi Itinerary

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Helsinki
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Rovaniemi
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Helsinki

— 5 nights

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.
Helsinki is known for historic sites, museums, and shopping. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, take an in-depth tour of The National Museum of Finland, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kamppi Chapel of Silence, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Temppeliaukio Church.

To see traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Helsinki day trip planning app.

Milan, Italy to Helsinki is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train, bus, and ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from Milan to Helsinki is 1 hour. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Milan in December; daily highs in Helsinki reach 3°C and lows reach -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) to allow enough time to fly to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping · Parks
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Rovaniemi

— 8 nights

Official Hometown of Santa Claus

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Get out of town with these interesting Rovaniemi side-trips: Pello (Ski Resort Ritavalkea & Maupertuis Memorial). There's still lots to do: make a trip to Santa Claus Village, tour the pleasant surroundings at Napapiirin Porofarmi, enjoy some diversion at Angry Birds Park, and see what you can catch with a fishing tour.

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Fly from Helsinki to Rovaniemi in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Helsinki in December; daily highs in Rovaniemi reach -6°C and lows reach -13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Fri) to allow time for the flight back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Museums

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