6 days in Helsinki & Rovaniemi Itinerary

6 days in Helsinki & Rovaniemi Itinerary

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6 days in Helsinki & Rovaniemi Itinerary

Start: Honolulu, Oahu
Fly:  20​h 45​min
1
Helsinki
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h
2
Rovaniemi
— 1 night
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): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, then admire the landmark architecture of Temppeliaukio Church, then step into the grandiose world of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali). Here are some ideas for day two: meet the residents at Korkeasaari Zoo and then find something for the whole family at Linnanmaki Amusement Park.

To find reviews, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read our Helsinki trip builder .

Honolulu, USA to Helsinki is an approximately 21-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and ferry. Traveling from Honolulu to Helsinki, you'll lose 12 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from Honolulu in March, with highs in Helsinki at 37°F and lows at 23°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Helsinki

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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
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.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Thu): see Santa Claus Office, make a trip to Santa Claus Village, and then get in on the family fun at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus.

For other places to visit, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, use the Rovaniemi trip planner .

You can fly from Helsinki to Rovaniemi in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Helsinki in March, expect Rovaniemi to be little chillier, temps between 30°F and 17°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks Fun & Games
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Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Santa Claus Office ©
Santa Claus Office

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