4 days in Helsinki & Rovaniemi Itinerary

4 days in Helsinki & Rovaniemi Itinerary

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Helsinki
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Rovaniemi
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Helsinki

— 1 night

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.
On the 1st (Wed), admire the striking features of Helsinki Central Railway Station, pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, then step into the grandiose world of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, then admire the striking features of Temppeliaukio Church, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kamppi Chapel of Silence. Keep things going the next day: appreciate the extensive heritage of The Esplanadi Park, admire the masterpieces at Design Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), then don't miss a visit to Senate Square, and finally look for gifts at Marttiini Senaatintori.

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New Delhi, India to Helsinki is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. You'll gain 3.5 hours traveling from New Delhi to Helsinki due to the time zone difference. Traveling from New Delhi in December, things will get much colder in Helsinki: highs are around 3°C and lows about -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) so you can travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Shopping
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Rovaniemi

— 2 nights

Official Hometown of Santa Claus

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
On the 3rd (Fri), take an in-depth tour of Arktikum, examine the collection at Santa's House of Snowmobiles, then enjoy some diversion at Santa Claus Office, and finally make a trip to Santa Claus Village.

To see maps, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Rovaniemi road trip planner.

You can fly from Helsinki to Rovaniemi in 4.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. In December, Rovaniemi is little chillier than Helsinki - with highs of -6°C and lows of -13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Museums · Fun & Games
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