3 days in Helsinki & Rovaniemi Itinerary

3 days in Helsinki & Rovaniemi Itinerary

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Helsinki

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Fri): admire the striking features of Temppeliaukio Church, brush up on your military savvy at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kamppi Chapel of Silence.

For maps, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Helsinki route app.

Stuttgart, Germany to Helsinki is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train, bus, and ferry. Traveling from Stuttgart to Helsinki, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Stuttgart, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Helsinki, ranging from highs of 3°C to lows of -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Sat) to allow enough time to fly to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites · Museums
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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.
To find reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Rovaniemi trip itinerary maker site.

You can fly from Helsinki to Rovaniemi in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Helsinki in December; daily highs in Rovaniemi reach -6°C and lows reach -13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) to allow enough time to fly back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Fun & Games
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