23 days in Helsinki & Rovaniemi Itinerary

23 days in Helsinki & Rovaniemi Itinerary

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23 days in Helsinki & Rovaniemi Itinerary

Start: Taipei
subway + Fly:  15​h 30​min
1
Helsinki
— 8 nights
Fly:  4​h
2
Rovaniemi
— 12 nights
Fly + subway:  25​h
End: Taipei

8
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.
Take a break from Helsinki with a short trip to Nuuksio National Park in Espoo, about 46 minutes away. Pack the 23rd (Thu) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. There's still lots to do: learn about all things military at Fortress of Suomenlinna, stroll through Korkeasaari Zoo, take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), and make a trip to Senate Square.

To see traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Helsinki online journey planner .

Taipei, Taiwan to Helsinki is an approximately 15.5-hour combination of subway and flight. You'll gain 6 hours traveling from Taipei to Helsinki due to the time zone difference. In August, Helsinki is colder than Taipei - with highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) so you can travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Helsinki

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Theme Parks

Side Trip

Nuuksio National Park
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Fortress of Suomenlinna ©
Fortress of Suomenlinna
Rock Church ©
Rock Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

12
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Get out of town with these interesting Rovaniemi side-trips: Pyha-Luosto National Park (in Pyhatunturi), Amethyst Mine Lapland (in Luosto) and Luosto (in Sodankyla). There's lots more to do: get in on the family fun at Santa Claus Village, explore and take pictures at Lappi Areena, relax in the rural setting at Poro Farmi, and take an in-depth tour of Arktikum.

For traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Rovaniemi trip maker website .

Traveling by flight from Helsinki to Rovaniemi takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Helsinki in August, you will find days in Rovaniemi are a bit cooler (20°C), and nights are about the same (11°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

#Parks, #Nature, #Outdoors

Side Trips

Kemi, Orbas Reindeer Farm, Amethyst Mine Lapland, Luosto, Pyha-Luosto National Park
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Pyha-Luosto National Park ©
Pyha-Luosto National Park
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Santa Claus Office ©
Santa Claus Office

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