2 days in Rovaniemi & Helsinki Itinerary

2 days in Rovaniemi & Helsinki Itinerary

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Rovaniemi

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Official Hometown of Santa Claus

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Mon): relax in the rural setting at Napapiirin Porofarmi, then see Santa Claus Office, and then make a trip to Santa Claus Village.

To find traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Rovaniemi trip planner.

London, UK to Rovaniemi is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. Traveling from London to Rovaniemi, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from London in January, with highs in Rovaniemi at -10°C and lows at -17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) so you can catch the flight to Helsinki.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Fun & Games · Parks · Wildlife
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Helsinki

— 1 night

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.
On the 4th (Tue), admire the landmark architecture of Temppeliaukio Church, step into the grandiose world of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral.

For reviews, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Helsinki trip itinerary tool.

Traveling by flight from Rovaniemi to Helsinki takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Rovaniemi in January: high temperatures in Helsinki hover around -3°C and lows are around -9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) early enough to fly back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites · Museums
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