22 days in Helsinki & Rovaniemi Itinerary

22 days in Helsinki & Rovaniemi Itinerary

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Helsinki
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Rovaniemi
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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.
Get some historical perspective at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and Johannes Church. Let the collections at Kansallisgalleria and Maritime Centre Vellamo capture your imagination. Venture out of the city with trips to Tuusula Church (in Tuusula), Arboretum Mustila (in Elimaki) and Porvoo (Cathedral of Porvoo, Castle Hill, &more). And it doesn't end there: browse the exhibits of Mannerheim Museum, get engrossed in the history at The National Museum of Finland, engage your brain at Heureka, and look for gifts at Academic Bookstore (Akateeminen Kirjakauppa).

For reviews, maps, photos, and more tourist information, read Helsinki trip planner.

If you are flying in from United States, the closest major aiports are Helsinki Vantaa Airport, Turku Airport and Tampere-Pirkkala Airport. June in Helsinki sees daily highs of 65°F and lows of 50°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) early enough to travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Helsinki

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Rovaniemi

Official Hometown of Santa Claus

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Get some historical perspective at Rovaniemi Church and Church of Sodankyla. You'll explore and learn at Santa's House of Snowmobiles and Christmas House Santa. Venture out of the city with trips to Museum - Gallery Alariesto (in Sodankyla), Luosto (Kopara Reindeer Park, Amethyst Mine Lapland, &more) and Pyha-Luosto National Park (in Pyhatunturi). There's still lots to do: explore the different monuments and memorials at German Soldier s Cemetery, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Rovaniemen ortodoksinen kirkko, engage your brain at Pilke Science Centre, and identify plant and animal life at Arctic Emotions Oy.

For ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Rovaniemi tour planner.

Getting from Helsinki to Rovaniemi by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. When traveling from Helsinki in June, plan for slightly colder days in Rovaniemi, with highs around 60°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 46°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Museums

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