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.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Thu): learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Korkeasaaren Elaintarha, then explore the historical opulence of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kamppi Chapel of Silence. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 28th (Fri): get in on the family fun at Linnanmaki Amusement Park.

For other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Helsinki trip planner.

If you are flying in from Portugal, the closest major aiports are Helsinki Vantaa Airport, Turku Airport and Tampere-Pirkkala Airport. In December, daily temperatures in Helsinki can reach 3°C, while at night they dip to -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Helsinki

Theme Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Parks · Historic Sites
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Kamppi Chapel of Silence ©
Kamppi Chapel of Silence
Linnanmaki Amusement Park ©
Linnanmaki Amusement Park

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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.
Kids will enjoy Safaris and Santa Claus Village. Do some cultural sightseeing at Arktikum and Rovaniemi Church. There's still lots to do: get in on the family fun at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus, take in the dramatic scenery at Auttikongas, fly down the slopes at Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy, and engage your brain at Pilke Science Centre.

To see maps, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Rovaniemi trip planner.

You can fly from Helsinki to Rovaniemi in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Helsinki in December, expect Rovaniemi to be slightly colder, temps between -6°C and -13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Outdoors · Parks · Museums · Theme Parks
Find places to stay Dec 28 — Jan 1:
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Safaris
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Arktikum ©
Arktikum

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