14 days in Rovaniemi & Helsinki Itinerary

14 days in Rovaniemi & Helsinki Itinerary

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Start: Rovaniemi
1
Rovaniemi
— 10 nights
Fly:  4 h
2
Helsinki
— 3 nights
Fly:  4 h
End: Rovaniemi

10
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Santa Claus Village and Fishing Charters & Tours. Get out of town with these interesting Rovaniemi side-trips: Luosto (Amethyst Mine Lapland & Kopara Reindeer Park), Pyha-Luosto National Park (in Pyhatunturi) and Pyhatunturi (in Pelkosenniemi). And it doesn't end there: see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, identify plant and animal life at Napapiirin Porofarmi, take in the dramatic natural features at Korouoma Canyon, and make a trip to Giewont Husky Adventures.

For ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Rovaniemi online vacation planner.

In January in Rovaniemi, expect temperatures between -10°C during the day and -17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Luosto, Sodankyla, Maupertuis Memorial, Giewont Husky Adventures, Korouoma Canyon
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Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy ©
Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Safaris

3
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.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Mon): get in on the family fun at Linnanmaki Amusement Park, pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, and then admire the striking features of Helsinki Central Railway Station. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: step into the grandiose world of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and then stroll around Nuuksio National Park.

To find ratings, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, use the Helsinki planner.

You can fly from Rovaniemi to Helsinki in 4.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Rovaniemi in January: high temperatures in Helsinki hover around -3°C and lows are around -9°C. On the 15th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Nature Theme Parks

Side Trip

Nuuksio National Park
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Nuuksio National Park ©
Nuuksio National Park
Linnanmaki Amusement Park ©
Linnanmaki Amusement Park

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