6 days in Rovaniemi & Helsinki Itinerary

6 days in Rovaniemi & Helsinki Itinerary

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Fly to Kittila, Bus to Rovaniemi
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Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
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Helsinki
— 3 nights
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Rovaniemi

— 2 nights

Official Hometown of Santa Claus

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Rovaniemi is known for museums, wildlife, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village, take an exotic tour of a safari tour, look for gifts at LAURI Handicraft Shop & Atelier, and take an in-depth tour of Arktikum.

To find photos, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Rovaniemi travel planning site.

Paris, France to Rovaniemi is an approximately 9.5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also fly; or drive. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from Paris in February; daily highs in Rovaniemi reach -6°C and lows reach -11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) early enough to fly to Helsinki.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Parks
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Helsinki

— 3 nights

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.
Helsinki is known for historic sites, museums, and shopping. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: explore the galleries of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), admire the striking features of Temppeliaukio Church, and admire the masterpieces at Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma.

For photos, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Helsinki attractions planning app.

You can fly from Rovaniemi to Helsinki in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Rovaniemi in February; daily highs in Helsinki reach 0°C and lows reach -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) early enough to fly back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks
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