6 days in Helsinki & Rovaniemi Itinerary

6 days in Helsinki & Rovaniemi Itinerary

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Helsinki
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Rovaniemi
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Helsinki

— 2 nights

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.
Helsinki is known for historic sites, museums, and shopping. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: brush up on your military savvy at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kamppi Chapel of Silence, and admire the landmark architecture of Temppeliaukio Church.

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Vilnius, Lithuania to Helsinki is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and ferry; or drive. In December, plan for daily highs up to 3°C, and evening lows to -3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) early enough to catch the flight to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks
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Rovaniemi

— 3 nights

Official Hometown of Santa Claus

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Rovaniemi is known for museums, wildlife, and fun & games. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village, get a taste of life in the country at Napapiirin Porofarmi, take an in-depth tour of Arktikum, and stop by LAURI Handicraft Shop & Atelier.

For other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Rovaniemi online sightseeing planner.

Fly from Helsinki to Rovaniemi in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Helsinki in December, things will get slightly colder in Rovaniemi: highs are around -6°C and lows about -13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Thu) to allow time for the flight back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Parks · Fun & Games · Museums · Shopping
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