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

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.
Family-friendly places like Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Helsinki Cathedral will thrill your kids. Pack the 6th (Sat) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. Next up on the itinerary: admire the landmark architecture of Temppeliaukio Church, kick back and relax at Aurinkolahti Beach, admire the masterpieces at Kansallisgalleria, and get to know the resident critters at Korkeasaaren Elaintarha.

To see maps, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Helsinki planner.

London, UK to Helsinki is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET) is 2 hours. In April, Helsinki is little chillier than London - with highs of 9°C and lows of 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) so you can travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks · Historic Sites · Theme Parks · Outdoors
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Linnanmaki Amusement Park ©
Linnanmaki Amusement Park
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church

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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 9th (Tue): make a trip to Santa Claus Village, then see Santa Claus Office, then take an exotic tour of a safari tour, and finally admire the masterpieces at Korundi House of Culture.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Rovaniemi trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Helsinki to Rovaniemi takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Helsinki in April, things will get a bit cooler in Rovaniemi: highs are around 3°C and lows about -3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours · Museums
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Safaris
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Santa Claus Office ©
Santa Claus Office

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