4 days in Finland Itinerary

4 days in Finland Itinerary

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Rovaniemi
— 1 night
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Helsinki
— 2 nights

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Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©

Official Hometown of Santa Claus

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Mon): stop by LAURI Handicraft Shop & Atelier and then get in on the family fun at Moomin Snowcastle. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get a taste of life in the country at Napapiirin Porofarmi, get engrossed in the history at Arktikum, then see Santa Claus Office, and finally don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Rovaniemi tour planner.

Dublin, Ireland to Rovaniemi is an approximately 9-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Dublin to Rovaniemi. Traveling from Dublin in December, things will get much colder in Rovaniemi: highs are around -6°C and lows about -13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) early enough to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Museums · Parks · Wildlife · Shopping
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Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Santa Claus Office ©
Santa Claus Office

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Helsinki

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.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Wed): appreciate the extensive heritage of The Esplanadi Park, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), then browse the exhibits of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Old Customs House. Keep things going the next day: admire the striking features of Temppeliaukio Church, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kamppi Chapel of Silence, admire the striking features of Helsinki Central Railway Station, pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, then don't miss a visit to Senate Square, and finally look for gifts at Marttiini Senaatintori.

To find maps, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read Helsinki sightseeing planner.

Traveling by flight from Rovaniemi to Helsinki takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Rovaniemi in December; daily highs in Helsinki reach 3°C and lows reach -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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