15 days in Rovaniemi & Helsinki Itinerary

15 days in Rovaniemi & Helsinki Itinerary

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Rovaniemi
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Helsinki
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Rovaniemi

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 discover tucked-away gems like Safaris and Pyhatunturi. Get outdoors at Ski Resort Ritavalkea and Syvasenvaara Fell. Step out of Rovaniemi with an excursion to Amethyst Mine Lapland in Luosto--about 1h 35 min away. The adventure continues: tour the pleasant surroundings at Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy, get lost in a book at Rovaniemi City Library, look for gifts at Your Piece Of Finland, and find something for the whole family at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus.

To see photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read Rovaniemi trip planner.

Perth, Australia to Rovaniemi is an approximately 25-hour flight. The time zone changes from Australian Western Standard Time (AWST) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET), which is usually a -6 hour difference. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from Perth in February, with highs in Rovaniemi at -6°C and lows at -11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) early enough to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Outdoors · Parks · Winter Sports · Theme Parks

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Pyhatunturi ©
Pyhatunturi
Safaris
Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy ©
Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy

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Helsinki

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.
Visit Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali) for their historical value. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Room Escape Games and Teijo National Park. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Helsinki: Hanko (Bellevue Beach & Tulliniemi Nature Path), Stromforsin Ruukki (in Ruotsinpyhtaa) and Paavolan Tammi (in Lohjan Island). Spend the 25th (Mon) exploring nature at Ekenas Archipelago National Park. There's much more to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, tour the pleasant surroundings at Hietaranta Beach, admire the masterpieces at Kansallisgalleria, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temppeliaukio Church.

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Getting from Rovaniemi to Helsinki by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. Traveling from Rovaniemi in February, expect Helsinki to be somewhat warmer, temps between 0°C and -3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors · Nature

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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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