23 days in Helsinki & Rovaniemi Itinerary

23 days in Helsinki & Rovaniemi Itinerary

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Helsinki

— 8 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.
Change things up with a short trip to Nuuksio National Park in Espoo (about 48 minutes away). Pack the 23rd (Thu) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. And it doesn't end there: admire the striking features of Temppeliaukio Church, take an in-depth tour of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kamppi Chapel of Silence, and hunt for treasures at Old Market Hall.

For photos, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Helsinki online trip maker.

Taipei, Taiwan to Helsinki is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Taipei to Helsinki is minus 6 hours. Traveling from Taipei in August, expect Helsinki to be cooler, temps between 24°C and 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) to allow time to fly to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks · Theme Parks · Nature · Museums

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Rovaniemi

— 12 nights

Official Hometown of Santa Claus

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Rovaniemi: Pyha-Luosto National Park (in Pyhatunturi), Amethyst Mine Lapland (in Luosto) and Luosto (in Sodankyla). The adventure continues: don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village, see Santa Claus Office, Head underground at Syvasenvaara Fell, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Rovaniemi Church.

For ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Rovaniemi trip planning tool.

Fly from Helsinki to Rovaniemi in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. While traveling from Helsinki, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Rovaniemi, ranging from highs of 20°C to lows of 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) to allow enough time to fly back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Parks · Nature · Museums · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 30 — Sep 11: