15 days in Rovaniemi & Helsinki Itinerary

15 days in Rovaniemi & Helsinki Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Rovaniemi
— 3 nights
2
Helsinki
— 9 nights

3
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Rovaniemi Church and Pyhatunturi. Get outdoors at Ski Resort Ritavalkea and Safaris. 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, make a trip to Santa Claus Village, 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 °C and lows at °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) early enough to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports

Side Trips

Amethyst Mine Lapland, Ski Resort Ritavalkea, Pyhatunturi
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Pyhatunturi ©
Pyhatunturi
Rovaniemi Church ©
Rovaniemi Church
Safaris

9
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.
Visit Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum 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), Paavolan Tammi (in Lohjan Island) and Stromforsin Ruukki (in Ruotsinpyhtaa). 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, identify plant and animal life at Arboretum Mustila, don't miss a visit to The National Library of Finland, 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 °C and °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Raseborg, Hanko, Kotka, Paavolan Tammi, Arboretum Mustila
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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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