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

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 12th (Fri), take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), step into the grandiose world of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral.

To see where to stay, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Helsinki driving holiday planner.

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Helsinki is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train, bus, and ferry. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Amsterdam in February; daily highs in Helsinki reach 0°C and lows reach -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites · Museums
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Rovaniemi

Official Hometown of Santa Claus

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Keep things going the next day: take an in-depth tour of Arktikum, then Head underground at Syvasenvaara Fell, then have fun at Santa Claus Office, and finally don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village.

To see photos, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Rovaniemi trip itinerary website.

You can fly from Helsinki to Rovaniemi in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Helsinki in February; daily highs in Rovaniemi reach -6°C and lows reach -11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Wildlife · Parks · Outdoors · Tours
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