42 days in Rovaniemi & Helsinki Itinerary

42 days in Rovaniemi & Helsinki Itinerary

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Start: Dallas
Fly:  18 h 45 min
1
Rovaniemi
— 20 nights
Fly:  4 h
2
Helsinki
— 20 nights
+2
Fly + Foot + Tram:  16 h 45 min
End: Dallas

20
nights
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Rovaniemi: Pyha-Luosto National Park (in Pyhatunturi), Sodankyla (Museum - Gallery Alariesto & Church of Sodankyla) and Ski Resort Suomutunturi (in Suomu). Pack the 7th (Mon) with family-friendly diversions at Duudsonit Activity Park - TornioHaparanda. categoryPhrases.sentence.On_the_day_spend_an_exhilarating_day_on_the_slopes_at Ski Resort Ritavalkea. There's lots more to do: identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, get engrossed in the history at Arktikum, hit the slopes at Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy, and visit Sampo Icebreaker.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Rovaniemi online travel planner.

Dallas, USA to Rovaniemi is an approximately 20- hour flight. You can also do a combination of tram and flight; or do a combination of tram, flight, and train. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time, which is usually an 8 hour difference. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from Dallas in December, with highs in Rovaniemi at 22°F and lows at 11°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) early enough to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Parks Outdoors Museums

Side Trips

Pello, Tornio, Kemi, Sodankyla, Tatuka Reindeerfarm
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Safaris
Pyha-Luosto National Park ©
Pyha-Luosto National Park
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Feel Vegas - Club Rovaniemi

20
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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Espoo (Nuuksio National Park & Serena Water Park), Aurlahti Beach (in Lohja) and Degerby Igor Museum (in Degerby). Pack the 17th (Thu) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. Spend the 29th (Tue) exploring nature at Valkmusa National Park. There's lots more to do: step into the grandiose world of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, admire the striking features of Temppeliaukio Church, kick back and relax at Aurinkolahti Beach, and make a trip to The Esplanadi Park.

To see other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Helsinki tour planner.

Traveling by flight from Rovaniemi to Helsinki takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In January, Helsinki is a bit warmer than Rovaniemi - with highs of 26°F and lows of 17°F. On the 2nd (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Outdoors Theme Parks

Side Trips

Porvoo, Kotka, Espoo, Vantaa, Stromforsin Ruukki
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Aurinkolahti Beach ©
Aurinkolahti Beach
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Ullanlinna

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