5 days in Helsinki & Rovaniemi Itinerary

5 days in Helsinki & Rovaniemi Itinerary

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5 days in Helsinki & Rovaniemi Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly:  15​h 15​min
1
Helsinki
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 15​min
2
Rovaniemi
— 1 night
Fly:  18​h 15​min
End: Singapore

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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.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Fri): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Rock Church, then brush up on your military savvy at Fortress of Suomenlinna, then stroll through Korkeasaari Zoo, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral. On your second day here, find something for the whole family at Linnanmaki Amusement Park.

To find where to stay, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Helsinki online trip planner .

Singapore, Singapore to Helsinki is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and ferry; or do a combination of flight and train. Traveling from Singapore to Helsinki, you'll gain 6 hours due to the time zone difference. In October, Helsinki is colder than Singapore - with highs of 10°C and lows of 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) so you can travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Helsinki

Theme Parks Historic Sites Parks
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Rock Church ©
Rock Church
Linnanmaki Amusement Park ©
Linnanmaki Amusement Park
Korkeasaari Zoo ©
Korkeasaari Zoo

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Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Sun): take in the views from Lumberjack's Candle Bridge, make a trip to Lordi's Square, then take an exotic tour of a safari tour, then see Santa Claus Office, and finally find something for the whole family at Santa Claus Village.

For photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Rovaniemi road trip app .

Fly from Helsinki to Rovaniemi in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Helsinki in October: high temperatures in Rovaniemi hover around 3°C and lows are around -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks Wildlife Tours
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Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Safaris
Santa Claus Office ©
Santa Claus Office

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