4 days in Rovaniemi & Helsinki Itinerary

4 days in Rovaniemi & Helsinki Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: London
Train + Fly:  6 h 15 min
1
Rovaniemi
— 1 day
Fly:  4 h
2
Helsinki
— 2 nights
Fly:  6 h
End: London

1
day
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
On the 28th (Thu), see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, stop by LAURI Handicraft Shop & Atelier, then see Santa Claus Office, and finally make a trip to Santa Claus Village.

To see reviews, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Rovaniemi trip planner.

London, UK to Rovaniemi is an approximately 6.5- hour combination of train and flight. You can also fly; or do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET) is 2 hours. In November, Rovaniemi is cooler than London - with highs of 28°F and lows of 20°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) so you can travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

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

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Fri): admire the striking features of Temppeliaukio Church, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, make a trip to Senate Square, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), and finally explore the historical opulence of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna. Here are some ideas for day two: get in on the family fun at Linnanmaki Amusement Park.

To find ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Helsinki trip itinerary planning site.

Traveling by flight from Rovaniemi to Helsinki takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Rovaniemi in November: high temperatures in Helsinki hover around 40°F and lows are around 32°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Theme Parks Historic Sites Museums
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Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Linnanmaki Amusement Park ©
Linnanmaki Amusement Park
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna

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