5 days in Rovaniemi, Saariselka & Helsinki Itinerary

5 days in Rovaniemi, Saariselka & Helsinki Itinerary

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Rovaniemi
— 1 day
2
Saariselka
— 1 night
3
Helsinki
— 1 night

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Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
On the 6th (Wed), see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, stop by LAURI Handicraft Shop & Atelier, thenenjoy some diversion at Santa Claus Office, and finally make a trip to Santa Claus Village.

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Qingdao, China to Rovaniemi is an approximately 19.5-hour flight. You can also drive. Traveling from Qingdao to Rovaniemi, you'll gain 6 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Qingdao in February, expect nights in Rovaniemi to be a bit cooler, around °C, while days are colder, around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Saariselka.

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Safaris
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Santa Claus Office ©
Santa Claus Office

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Saariselka

Saariselka ©
Outdoor pursuits--ranging from cross-country skiing and snowmobiling to reindeer safaris and chasing Northern Lights--draw the largest number of tourists to Saariselka.
On the 7th (Thu), surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, fly down the slopes at Urho Kekkonen National Park, and then stop by Hippupuoti Gift Shop.

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Getting from Rovaniemi to Saariselka by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Traveling from Rovaniemi in February, plan for slightly colder nights in Saariselka, with lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) so you can travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Saariselka

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Urho Kekkonen National Park ©
Urho Kekkonen National Park

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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.
On the 8th (Fri), pause for some serene contemplation at Temppeliaukio Church, explore the historical opulence of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), thenmake a trip to Senate Square, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral.

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You can fly from Saariselka to Helsinki in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and train; or drive. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Saariselka in February, with highs in Helsinki at °C and lows at °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

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

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