4 days in Rovaniemi & Helsinki Itinerary

4 days in Rovaniemi & Helsinki Itinerary

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4 days in Rovaniemi & Helsinki Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  26​h
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Rovaniemi
— 1 day
Fly:  4​h
2
Helsinki
— 1 night
Fly:  22​h 45​min
End: Sydney

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Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Sat): see Santa Claus Office, make a trip to Santa Claus Village, and then look for gifts at LAURI Handicraft Shop & Atelier.

To find maps, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Rovaniemi trip planner .

Sydney, Australia to Rovaniemi is an approximately 26-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 8 hours traveling from Sydney to Rovaniemi. In December, Rovaniemi is much colder than Sydney - with highs of -6°C and lows of -13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) so you can travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Shopping Fun & Games
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Santa Claus Office ©
Santa Claus Office
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village

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Helsinki

Helsinki ©
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 15th (Sun), learn about all things military at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, admire the landmark architecture of Helsinki Central Railway Station, and then admire the landmark architecture of Temppeliaukion Church.

For other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Helsinki trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Rovaniemi to Helsinki takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In December, Helsinki is a bit warmer than Rovaniemi - with highs of 3°C and lows of -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Museums
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukion Church ©
Temppeliaukion Church
Helsinki Central Railway Station ©
Helsinki Central Railway Station

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