17 days in Helsinki, Orivesi & Rovaniemi Itinerary

17 days in Helsinki, Orivesi & Rovaniemi Itinerary

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Helsinki
— 13 nights
Drive
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Orivesi
— 1 night
Drive to Tampere-Pirkkala Airport, Fly to Rovaniemi
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Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
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Helsinki

— 13 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.
Explore Helsinki's surroundings by going to Church of St. Lawrence (in Lohja), Porvoo (Söderskärin majakka, Porvoo Old Town, &more) and Nuuksio National Park (in Espoo). There's lots more to do: learn about all things military at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, take an in-depth tour of The National Museum of Finland, explore the world behind art at Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma, and admire the striking features of Temppeliaukio Church.

For ratings, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read Helsinki online route planner.

If you are flying in from India, the closest major aiports are Helsinki Vantaa Airport, Turku Airport and Tampere-Pirkkala Airport. Expect a daytime high around 3°C in December, and nighttime lows around -3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) so you can travel to Orivesi.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors

Side Trips

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Orivesi

— 1 night
Orivesi is a town and a municipality of Finland. You've now added Adventure Apes to your itinerary. On the 5th (Sun), don't miss a visit to Haralanharju Tower and then trek along with Adventure Apes.

To find where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Orivesi attractions planner.

Drive from Helsinki to Orivesi in 3 hours. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Helsinki in January: high temperatures in Orivesi hover around -7°C and lows are around -13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) early enough to travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Orivesi

Tours · Outdoors

Side Trip

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Rovaniemi

— 2 nights

Official Hometown of Santa Claus

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
You've now added Safaris to your itinerary. On the 6th (Mon), make a trip to Lordi's Square, take an exotic tour of a safari tour, then see Santa Claus Office, and finally don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village. On the 7th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get in on the family fun at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus, get engrossed in the history at Arktikum, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Rovaniemi Church.

To see other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read our Rovaniemi itinerary planning app.

Explore your travel options from Orivesi to Rovaniemi with the Route module. Traveling from Orivesi in January, things will get little chillier in Rovaniemi: highs are around -10°C and lows about -17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to fly back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks · Wildlife · Tours · Outdoors
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