15 days in Rovaniemi & Helsinki Itinerary

15 days in Rovaniemi & Helsinki Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Kuala Lumpur
Fly:  20 h 15 min
1
Rovaniemi
— 5 nights
Fly:  4 h
2
Helsinki
— 8 nights
Fly:  16 h 30 min
End: Kuala Lumpur

5
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Bring the kids along to Santa Claus Village and Syvasenvaara Fell. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Rovaniemi: Duudsonit Activity Park - TornioHaparanda (in Tornio), Luosto Adventures (in Luosto) and Pyha-Luosto National Park (in Pyhatunturi). There's still lots to do: take an in-depth tour of Arktikum, explore the different monuments and memorials at German Soldier s Cemetery, revel in the low prices at Marttiini Store Old Factory, and get a taste of life in the country at Orbas Reindeer Farm.

For ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Rovaniemi travel route planner.

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Rovaniemi is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Malaysia Time (MYT) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET), which is usually a -6 hour difference. Traveling from Kuala Lumpur in October, things will get cooler in Rovaniemi: highs are around 3°C and lows about -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) early enough to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Parks Theme Parks Nature

Side Trips

Duudsonit Activity Park - TornioHaparanda, Luosto Adventures, Pyha-Luosto National Park
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Pyha-Luosto National Park ©
Pyha-Luosto National Park
SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus ©
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village

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.
Temppeliaukio Church has been added to your itinerary. Kids will enjoy Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Helsinki Cathedral. Change things up with these side-trips from Helsinki: Ahvenisto (in Hameenlinna), Sarkanniemi Theme Park (in Tampere) and Heureka (in Vantaa). There's lots more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Korkeasaari Zoo, get to know the fascinating history of The Esplanadi Park, and get engrossed in the history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum.

For where to stay, maps, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Helsinki travel itinerary planner.

Getting from Rovaniemi to Helsinki by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. Traveling from Rovaniemi in October, you will find days in Helsinki are a bit warmer (10°C), and nights are about the same (1°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Theme Parks Parks Museums

Side Trips

Vantaa, Bellevue Beach, Finnish Toy Museum Hevosenkenka, Ahvenisto, Sarkanniemi Theme Park
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Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Sarkanniemi Theme Park ©
Sarkanniemi Theme Park
Linnanmaki Amusement Park ©
Linnanmaki Amusement Park

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