6 days in Helsinki & Rovaniemi Itinerary

6 days in Helsinki & Rovaniemi Itinerary

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6 days in Helsinki & Rovaniemi Itinerary

Start: Helsinki
1
Helsinki
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h
2
Rovaniemi
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h
End: Helsinki

1
night
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.
On the 27th (Thu), tour the pleasant surroundings at Korkeasaari Zoo, learn about all things military at Fortress of Suomenlinna, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Kamppi Chapel of Silence. On your second day here, get in on the family fun at Linnanmaki Amusement Park.

To see traveler tips, photos, maps, and other tourist information, read our Helsinki travel route planner .

If you are flying in from Portugal, the closest major airport is Helsinki Vantaa Airport. December in Helsinki sees daily highs of 3°C and lows of -3°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) early enough to travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Helsinki

#Theme Parks, #Outdoors, #Parks
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Fortress of Suomenlinna ©
Fortress of Suomenlinna
Linnanmaki Amusement Park ©
Linnanmaki Amusement Park
Korkeasaari Zoo ©
Korkeasaari Zoo

4
nights
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Bring the kids along to Safaris and Santa Claus Village. Next up on the itinerary: find something for the whole family at SantaPark, hit the slopes at Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy, take in the dramatic scenery at Auttikongas, and pause for some serene contemplation at Rovaniemi Church.

For traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Rovaniemi trip maker .

Fly from Helsinki to Rovaniemi in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Helsinki in December; daily highs in Rovaniemi reach -6°C and lows reach -13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

#Theme Parks, #Outdoors, #Parks
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Safaris
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
SantaPark ©
SantaPark

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