5 days in Rovaniemi, Savonlinna & Helsinki Itinerary

5 days in Rovaniemi, Savonlinna & Helsinki Itinerary

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Rovaniemi
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Savonlinna
— 1 day
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Helsinki
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Rovaniemi

Official Hometown of Santa Claus

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Tue): get curious at Pilke Science Centre, see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, then see Santa Claus Office, and finally don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village.

To see maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Rovaniemi journey planning site.

Seoul, South Korea to Rovaniemi is an approximately 18-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Korean Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time is minus 7 hours. When traveling from Seoul in July, plan for little chillier days in Rovaniemi, with highs around 22°C, while nights are much colder with lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) so you can travel to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Childrens Museums
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Savonlinna

The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Wed): pause for some photo ops at Savonlinna Herostatue - The Hero's Grave, pause for some serene contemplation at Savonlinna Cathedral, pick up some local products at Savonlinna Market Square, don't miss a visit to Pikkukirkko, then appreciate the history behind The Spirit of the fortress, and finally appreciate the history behind Olavinlinnan Musta Passi.

To see where to stay, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Savonlinna trip planner.

Getting from Rovaniemi to Savonlinna by flight takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and bus. July in Savonlinna sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Helsinki.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Historic Sites · Shopping
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Helsinki

Daughter of the Baltic

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 26th (Thu): take in the spiritual surroundings of Temppeliaukio Church, contemplate the long history of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), then make a trip to Senate Square, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Helsinki trip planner.

Traveling by car from Savonlinna to Helsinki takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in July, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites · Museums
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