6 days in Rovaniemi & Helsinki Itinerary

6 days in Rovaniemi & Helsinki Itinerary

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Rovaniemi
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Helsinki
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Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©

Official Hometown of Santa Claus

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus and Moomin Snowcastle. And it doesn't end there: don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village, look for gifts at LAURI Handicraft Shop & Atelier, hit the slopes at Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Rovaniemi Church.

To find where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Rovaniemi online trip itinerary planner.

Zurich, Switzerland to Rovaniemi is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of car and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Zurich to Rovaniemi. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Zurich in December; daily highs in Rovaniemi reach -6°C and lows reach -13°C. You'll set off for Helsinki on the 15th (Tue).

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks · Parks · Museums · Winter Sports
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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.
On the 15th (Tue), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kamppi Chapel of Silence. On the next day, pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, then admire the landmark architecture of Helsinki Central Railway Station, then learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum (Luonnontieteellinen Museo), and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temppeliaukio Church.

For ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Helsinki trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Rovaniemi to Helsinki takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Rovaniemi in December, expect Helsinki to be somewhat warmer, temps between 3°C and -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

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