6 days in Helsinki & Rovaniemi Itinerary

6 days in Helsinki & Rovaniemi Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Honolulu, Oahu
Fly:  20 h 45 min
1
Helsinki
— 2 nights
Fly + Bus:  4 h
2
Rovaniemi
— 1 night
Bus + Fly:  27 h
End: Honolulu, Oahu

2
nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Tue): pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, then admire the striking features of Temppeliaukio Church, then contemplate the long history of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali). On the 18th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: meet the residents at Korkeasaari Zoo and then find something for the whole family at Linnanmaki Amusement Park.

For where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Helsinki trip itinerary builder website.

Honolulu, USA to Helsinki is an approximately 22.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and ferry. The time zone changes from Hawaii Standard Time (HST) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET), which is usually a 12 hour difference. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from Honolulu in March; daily highs in Helsinki reach 37°F and lows reach 23°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) early enough to travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Theme Parks Zoos & Aquariums
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Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Linnanmaki Amusement Park ©
Linnanmaki Amusement Park
Korkeasaari Zoo ©
Korkeasaari Zoo

1
night
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
On the 19th (Thu), enjoy some diversion at Santa Claus Office, then don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village, and then get in on the family fun at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus.

To see maps, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Rovaniemi travel app.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Helsinki to Rovaniemi takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. In March, Rovaniemi is little chillier than Helsinki - with highs of 30°F and lows of 17°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks Fun & Games
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SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus ©
SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Santa Claus Office ©
Santa Claus Office

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