5 days in Helsinki & Rovaniemi Itinerary

5 days in Helsinki & Rovaniemi Itinerary

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1
Helsinki
— 1 night
2
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
3
Helsinki
— 1 night

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night
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 1st (Sun), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kamppi Chapel of Silence, admire the masterpieces at Kansallisgalleria, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), thenmake a trip to Senate Square, and finally step into the grandiose world of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna. On your second day here, admire the striking features of Temppeliaukio Church, get engrossed in the history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, and then get to know the fascinating history of The Esplanadi Park.

To see maps, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, use the Helsinki trip planner.

Berlin, Germany to Helsinki is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from Berlin to Helsinki is 1 hour. September in Helsinki sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Mon) so you can travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Helsinki

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Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna

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Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
On the 3rd (Tue), look for gifts at Your Piece Of Finland, get engrossed in the history at Arktikum, Head underground at Syvasenvaara Fell, thenenjoy some diversion at Santa Claus Office, and finally don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village. Keep things going the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Rovaniemi Church, thentake an exotic tour of a safari tour, and then get in on the family fun at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus.

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Traveling by flight from Helsinki to Rovaniemi takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Helsinki in September, expect nights in Rovaniemi to be about the same, around °C, while days are a bit cooler, around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) early enough to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

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SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus ©
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Arktikum ©
Arktikum

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Helsinki

Helsinki ©
Start off your visit on the 5th (Thu): get in on the family fun at Linnanmaki Amusement Park.

To find ratings, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read Helsinki online tour itinerary planner.

Fly from Rovaniemi to Helsinki in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. When traveling from Rovaniemi in September, plan for a bit warmer days in Helsinki, with highs around °C, while nights are about the same with lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

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Linnanmaki Amusement Park ©
Linnanmaki Amusement Park

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