4 days in Rovaniemi & Helsinki Itinerary

4 days in Rovaniemi & Helsinki Itinerary

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Start: Rovaniemi
1
Rovaniemi
— 1 day
Fly:  4 h
2
Helsinki
— 3 nights
Fly:  4 h
End: Rovaniemi

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day
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Fri): don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village, enjoy some diversion at Santa Claus Office, thensee exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, and finally make a trip to Lordi's Square.

For reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read Rovaniemi trip planner.

The Route module shows you all the different ways you can get to Rovaniemi. In October, plan for daily highs up to 3°C, and evening lows to -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Wildlife Tours Outdoors
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Safaris
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Santa Claus Office ©
Santa Claus Office

3
nights
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.
Head to Old Market Hall and Hakaniemi Marketfor plenty of shopping. Your inner history buff will appreciate Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Helsinki Cathedral. Go for a jaunt from Helsinki to Espoo to see Nuuksio National Park about 48 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: admire the striking features of Temppeliaukio Church, tour the pleasant surroundings at Hietaranta Beach, visit Ullanlinna, and enjoy the sand and surf at Aurinkolahti Beach.

For photos, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read Helsinki road trip planning website.

Fly from Rovaniemi to Helsinki in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Rovaniemi in October, you will find days in Helsinki are a bit warmer (10°C), and nights are about the same (1°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Nature Beaches

Side Trip

Nuuksio National Park
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church

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