5 days in Rovaniemi & Helsinki Itinerary

5 days in Rovaniemi & Helsinki Itinerary

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5 days in Rovaniemi & Helsinki Itinerary

Start: Rovaniemi
1
Rovaniemi
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h
2
Helsinki
— 1 day
End: Helsinki

4
nights
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Safaris and Santa's House of Snowmobiles. Popular historic sites such as Church of Sodankyla and Kemi Church are in your itinerary. Go for a jaunt from Rovaniemi to Kemi to see Sampo Icebreaker about 1h 55 min away. There's much more to do: fly down the slopes at Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy, make a trip to Lordi's Square, find something for the whole family at Santa Claus Village, and take an in-depth tour of Rovaniemi Local History Museum.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Rovaniemi trip itinerary tool .

January in Rovaniemi sees daily highs of -10°C and lows of -17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Outdoors Museums Parks

Side Trips

Kemi, Church of Sodankyla
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Safaris
Church of Sodankyla ©
Church of Sodankyla
Santa's House of Snowmobiles ©
Santa's House of Snowmobiles

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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 20th (Sun): cruise along King's Road, contemplate the long history of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, and then take a stroll through Katajanokka.

To see photos, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Helsinki online trip itinerary maker .

Traveling by flight from Rovaniemi to Helsinki takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from Rovaniemi in January, expect Helsinki to be somewhat warmer, temps between -3°C and -9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Scenic Drive Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trip

King's Road
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Katajanokka ©
Katajanokka

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