15 days in Rovaniemi & Helsinki Itinerary

15 days in Rovaniemi & Helsinki Itinerary

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Rovaniemi
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Rovaniemi

— 4 nights

Official Hometown of Santa Claus

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Rovaniemi is known for wildlife, museums, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village, admire the masterpieces at Korundi House of Culture, cast your line with a fishing tour, and take an in-depth tour of Arktikum.

For other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Rovaniemi road trip planning site.

Dallas, USA to Rovaniemi is an approximately 20.5-hour flight. You'll lose 8 hours traveling from Dallas to Rovaniemi due to the time zone difference. Prepare for cooler weather when traveling from Dallas in November: high temperatures in Rovaniemi hover around 28°F and lows are around 20°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) to allow enough time to fly to Helsinki.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Wildlife · Outdoors · Museums · Tours
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Helsinki

— 9 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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Helsinki: Turku (Bike Rental - by Carfield, Turku Castle, &more). The adventure continues: admire the landmark architecture of Temppeliaukio Church, take an in-depth tour of The National Museum of Finland, explore the world behind art at Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma, and step into the grandiose world of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna.

To see photos, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read our Helsinki driving holiday site.

You can fly from Rovaniemi to Helsinki in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Rovaniemi in December, things will get somewhat warmer in Helsinki: highs are around 37°F and lows about 27°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Sat) to allow enough time to fly back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Museums · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Scenic Drive

Side Trips

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