6 days in Rovaniemi & Jyvaskyla Itinerary

6 days in Rovaniemi & Jyvaskyla Itinerary

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6 days in Rovaniemi & Jyvaskyla Itinerary

Start: Stockholm
Fly:  6​h
1
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h 45​min
2
Jyvaskyla
— 2 nights
Drive:  9​h 15​min
End: Stockholm

2
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Sat): get engrossed in the history at Rovaniemi Local History Museum. Here are some ideas for day two: don't miss a visit to Marttiinin Wanha Tehdas, then explore the fascinating underground world of Syvasenvaara Fell, and then catch some excitement at Feelapland.

To see more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, use the Rovaniemi trip maker website .

Stockholm, Sweden to Rovaniemi is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight, taxi, and bus; or drive. Traveling from Stockholm to Rovaniemi, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Stockholm in December; daily highs in Rovaniemi reach -6°C and lows reach -13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) so you can travel to Jyvaskyla.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Parks Tours Outdoors
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LAURI ©
LAURI
Rovaniemi City Library ©
Rovaniemi City Library
Santa's House of Snowmobiles ©
Santa's House of Snowmobiles

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nights
Jyvaskyla

Jyvaskyla ©
Jyväskylä is a city and municipality in Finland and in the western part of the Finnish Lakeland. Start off your visit on the 18th (Tue): explore the world behind art at Serlachius Museum Gustaf, then explore the world behind art at Serlachius Museum Gosta, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Petajavesi Old Church, and finally take an in-depth tour of Keski-Suomen museo (Museum of Central Finland). Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 19th (Wed): test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum of Central Finland, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Maki-Matin perhepuisto, and finally see the interesting displays at The Craft Museum of Finland.

To find where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Jyvaskyla visit planner .

Fly from Rovaniemi to Jyvaskyla in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. In December, Jyvaskyla is somewhat warmer than Rovaniemi - with highs of -2°C and lows of -8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Jyvaskyla

Museums Parks Shopping

Side Trips

Mantta-Vilppula, Petajavesi Old Church
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Serlachius Museum Gosta ©
Serlachius Museum Gosta
Room Escape Games
Petajavesi Old Church ©
Petajavesi Old Church

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