14 days in Rovaniemi & Helsinki Itinerary

14 days in Rovaniemi & Helsinki Itinerary

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14 days in Rovaniemi & Helsinki Itinerary

Start: Zurich
Fly:  7​h 30​min
1
Rovaniemi
— 5 nights
Fly:  4​h
2
Helsinki
— 8 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
End: Zurich

5
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Get in touch with nature at Pyha-Luosto National Park and Syvasenvaara Fell. Family-friendly places like Santa Claus Village and SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus will thrill your kids. Step out of Rovaniemi to go to Posio and see Korouoma Canyon, which is approximately 1h 40 min away. The adventure continues: take an exotic tour of a safari tour, get engrossed in the history at Arktikum, enjoy some diversion at Angry Birds Park, and take in the dramatic natural features at Hiidenkirnut.

To see reviews, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, use the Rovaniemi trip app .

Zurich, Switzerland to Rovaniemi is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train, bus, and flight; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time to Eastern European Time is 1 hour. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Zurich in June: high temperatures in Rovaniemi hover around 18°C and lows are around 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Korouoma Canyon, Pyha-Luosto National Park
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Pyha-Luosto National Park ©
Pyha-Luosto National Park
Safaris
Korouoma Canyon ©
Korouoma Canyon

8
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.
Relax by the water at Bellevue Beach and Aurinkolahti Beach. Bring the kids along to Nuuksio National Park and Korkeasaari Zoo. Go for a jaunt from Helsinki to Pernio to see Teijo national park about 1h 50 min away. Pack the 20th (Thu) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. There's still lots to do: contemplate the long history of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), appreciate the extensive heritage of The Esplanadi Park, and get engrossed in the history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum.

For ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Helsinki online visit planner .

Fly from Rovaniemi to Helsinki in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In June in Helsinki, expect temperatures between 21°C during the day and 11°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Teijo National Park, Bellevue Beach, Nuuksio National Park
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Nuuksio National Park ©
Nuuksio National Park
Teijo National Park ©
Teijo National Park
Linnanmaki Amusement Park ©
Linnanmaki Amusement Park

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