23 days in Rovaniemi & Helsinki Region Itinerary

23 days in Rovaniemi & Helsinki Region Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Finland visit planner

©
Make it your trip
Fly
1
Rovaniemi
— 7 nights
Fly to Helsinki Vantaa Airport, Drive to Loviisa
2
Loviisa
— 5 nights
Drive
3
Helsinki
— 9 nights
Fly

S M T W T F S
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
30
1
2

Rovaniemi

— 7 nights

Official Hometown of Santa Claus

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Explore Rovaniemi's surroundings by going to Korouoma Canyon (in Posio) and Pyha-Luosto National Park (in Pyhatunturi). The adventure continues: make a trip to Santa Claus Village, see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, explore the fascinating underground world of Syvasenvaara Fell, and examine the collection at Santa's House of Snowmobiles.

For ratings, photos, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Rovaniemi trip planner.

Los Angeles, USA to Rovaniemi is an approximately 19-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Los Angeles to Rovaniemi is 10 hours. Plan for colder temperatures traveling from Los Angeles in September, with highs in Rovaniemi at 13°C and lows at 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Loviisa.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Parks · Nature · Museums · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 11 — 18:

Loviisa

— 5 nights
Loviisa is a municipality and town of inhabitants on the southern coast of Finland. Get out of town with these interesting Loviisa side-trips: Porvoo Old Town (in Porvoo), Valkmusa National Park (in Siltakyla) and Kotka (St. Nicholas Orthodox Church, Varissaari - Fort Elisabeth, &more). There's still lots to do: visit a coastal fixture at Söderskärin majakka and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pyhtaa Church of Saint Henry.

To find photos, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Loviisa itinerary planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Rovaniemi to Loviisa. When traveling from Rovaniemi in September, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Loviisa: temperatures range from 17°C by day to 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) early enough to drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Loviisa

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 18 — 23:

Helsinki

— 9 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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Turku (Bike Rental - by Carfield, Turku Castle, &more). The adventure continues: brush up on your military savvy at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), admire the landmark architecture of Helsinki Central Railway Station, and make a trip to Senate Square.

To find photos, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Helsinki road trip planner.

Getting from Loviisa to Helsinki by car takes about 1.5 hours. September in Helsinki sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 8°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sat) so you can fly back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 23 — Oct 2: