14 days in Rovaniemi & Helsinki Itinerary

14 days in Rovaniemi & Helsinki Itinerary

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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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Rovaniemi: Pyha-Luosto National Park (in Pyhatunturi), Korouoma Canyon (in Posio) and The Provincial Museum Of Tornio Valley (in Tornio). There's much more to do: make a trip to Santa Claus Village, enjoy some diversion at Angry Birds Park, take an exotic tour of a safari tour, and take in the dramatic scenery at Auttikongas.

To see photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Rovaniemi road trip planner.

Copenhagen, Denmark to Rovaniemi is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Copenhagen to Rovaniemi. When traveling from Copenhagen in June, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Rovaniemi: temperatures range from 18°C by day to 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) early enough to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Museums

Side Trips

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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.
Step out of Helsinki with an excursion to Nuuksio National Park in Espoo--about 48 minutes away. Pack the 30th (Sun) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. There's lots more to do: step into the grandiose world of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, admire the masterpieces at Kansallisgalleria, admire the landmark architecture of Temppeliaukio Church, and pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral.

To find ratings, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Helsinki travel route app.

You can fly from Rovaniemi to Helsinki in 4.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. In June, daily temperatures in Helsinki can reach 21°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks · Historic Sites · Theme Parks · Museums

Side Trips

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