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 Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy. Get outdoors at Ski Resort Ritavalkea and Safaris. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Rovaniemi: Amethyst Mine Lapland (in Luosto) and Pyhatunturi (in Pelkosenniemi). There's much more to do: Head underground at Syvasenvaara Fell, make a trip to Santa Claus Village, stop by Your Piece Of Finland, and get in on the family fun at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus.

To see photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Rovaniemi road trip planning tool.

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. Prepare for cooler weather when traveling from Perth in February: high temperatures in Rovaniemi hover around °C and lows are around °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 Bellevue Beach and Stromforsin Ruukki. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Helsinki: Teijo National Park (in Pernio), Tulliniemi Nature Path (in Hanko) and Paavolan Tammi (in Lohjan Island). Spend the 25th (Mon) exploring nature at Ekenas Archipelago National Park. There's lots more to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, stroll through Hietaranta Beach, take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), and admire the landmark architecture of Temppeliaukio Church.

To see maps, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Helsinki trip itinerary site.

You can fly from Rovaniemi to Helsinki in 4.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Rovaniemi in February, with highs in Helsinki at °C and lows at °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Raseborg, Hanko, Kotka, Teijo National Park, Paavolan Tammi
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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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