6 days in Rovaniemi & Helsinki Itinerary

6 days in Rovaniemi & Helsinki Itinerary

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Rovaniemi

— 1 day

Official Hometown of Santa Claus

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Wed): identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, then Head underground at Syvasenvaara Fell, and then get engrossed in the history at Arktikum.

To find photos, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Rovaniemi online trip planner.

Ahmedabad, India to Rovaniemi is an approximately 18-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3.5 hours traveling from Ahmedabad to Rovaniemi. Traveling from Ahmedabad in February, things will get colder in Rovaniemi: highs are around -6°C and lows about -11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Museums
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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.
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Katajanokka are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Temppeliaukio Church and Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali). Step out of Helsinki to go to Espoo and see Nuuksio National Park, which is approximately 48 minutes away. There's much more to do: don't miss a visit to Old Market Hall, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, get to know the fascinating history of The Esplanadi Park, and visit Ullanlinna.

To see photos, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Helsinki day trip planning tool.

Traveling by flight from Rovaniemi to Helsinki takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Rovaniemi in February, with highs in Helsinki at 0°C and lows at -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Neighborhoods

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