5 days in Rovaniemi & Helsinki Itinerary

5 days in Rovaniemi & Helsinki Itinerary

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5 days in Rovaniemi & Helsinki Itinerary

Start: Rome
Fly:  8​h 45​min
1
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
2
Helsinki
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h 45​min
End: Rome

2
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
On the 3rd (Fri), snap pictures at Lumberjack's Candle Bridge, make a trip to Lordi's Square, then identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, then enjoy some diversion at Santa Claus Office, and finally find something for the whole family at Santa Claus Village.

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Rome, Italy to Rovaniemi is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Rome to Rovaniemi. Traveling from Rome in August, things will get colder in Rovaniemi: highs are around 20°C and lows about 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

#Theme Parks, #Outdoors, #Tours
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Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Santa Claus Office ©
Santa Claus Office
Safaris

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.
On the 4th (Sat), take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), then don't miss a visit to Senate Square, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral. Keep things going the next day: take an in-depth tour of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Rock Church, then learn about all things military at Fortress of Suomenlinna, and finally get to know the fascinating history of The Esplanadi Park.

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Traveling by flight from Rovaniemi to Helsinki takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Traveling from Rovaniemi in August, you will find days in Helsinki are a bit warmer (24°C), and nights are about the same (13°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

#Historic Sites, #Theme Parks, #Museums
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Fortress of Suomenlinna ©
Fortress of Suomenlinna
Rock Church ©
Rock Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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