5 days in Helsinki & Rovaniemi Itinerary

5 days in Helsinki & Rovaniemi Itinerary

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1
Helsinki
— 1 night
2
Rovaniemi
— 3 nights

1
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.
Nuuksio National Park has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 11th (Sun): make a trip to Senate Square, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temppeliaukio Church, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), thenpause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, and finally step into the grandiose world of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna. On the 12th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the striking landscape of Nuuksio National Park, get engrossed in the history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, admire the striking features of Helsinki Central Railway Station, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Kamppi Chapel of Silence, thenhunt for treasures at Market Square Kauppatori, and finally walk around The Esplanadi Park.

To find where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Helsinki journey planner.

If you are flying in from United Arab Emirates, the closest major aiport is Helsinki Vantaa Airport. In August, daytime highs in Helsinki are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trip

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

3
nights
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Tue): make a trip to Santa Claus Village, enjoy some diversion at Santa Claus Office, thenHead underground at Syvasenvaara Fell, and finally take an in-depth tour of Arktikum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get in on the family fun at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus and then identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas.

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You can fly from Helsinki to Rovaniemi in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Helsinki in August, you will find days in Rovaniemi are little chillier (°C), and nights are about the same (°C). Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Thu) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Wildlife Theme Parks Parks
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Safaris
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus ©
SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus

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