60 days in Rovaniemi, Oulu & Helsinki Itinerary

60 days in Rovaniemi, Oulu & Helsinki Itinerary

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Rovaniemi
— 20 nights
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Oulu
— 18 nights
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— 19 nights
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Rovaniemi

— 20 nights

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 Santa Claus Village and Rovaniemi Church. Get out of town with these interesting Rovaniemi side-trips: Luosto (Amethyst Mine Lapland, Luosto Adventures, &more), Tornio (Duudsonit Activity Park - TornioHaparanda, Tornio Golf, &more) and Pyha-Luosto National Park (in Pyhatunturi). The adventure continues: get engrossed in the history at Arktikum, stroll the grounds of German Soldier s Cemetery, explore the fascinating underground world of Syvasenvaara Fell, and see Santa Claus Office.

To see where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Rovaniemi trip itinerary maker site.

Bengaluru, India to Rovaniemi is an approximately 18-hour flight. You'll gain 3.5 hours traveling from Bengaluru to Rovaniemi due to the time zone difference. Plan for colder temperatures traveling from Bengaluru in August, with highs in Rovaniemi at 20°C and lows at 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) early enough to take a train to Oulu.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Nature

Side Trips

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Oulu

— 18 nights
Oulu is a city and municipality of inhabitants in the region of Northern Ostrobothnia, Finland. Bring the kids along to Nallikari Beach and Holy Trinity Orthodox Cathedral. Change things up with these side-trips from Oulu: Kemi (Kemin Jalokivigalleria (Kemi Gemstone Gallery), Kemi Church, &more), Kotielainpuisto Arkadia (in Simo) and Hailuoto (Luovon Puoji & Marjaniemi Lighthouse). There's still lots to do: walk around Hupisaaret Park, test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, examine the collection at Pohjois-Pohjanmaan museo, and engage your brain at Tietomaa.

To find where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, use the Oulu tour itinerary tool.

Take a train from Rovaniemi to Oulu in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 12°C. You will leave for Helsinki on the 13th (Fri).

Things to do in Oulu

Parks · Museums · Wildlife · Nature

Side Trips

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Helsinki

— 19 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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Temppeliaukio Church and Sea Fortress Suomenlinna. Change things up with these side-trips from Helsinki: Espoo (Nuuksio National Park & Arctic Expedition), Inkoon kirkko (in Inkoo) and Hameenlinna (Birthplace of Jean Sibelius, Ahvenisto, &more). And it doesn't end there: pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, admire the striking features of Helsinki Central Railway Station, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kamppi Chapel of Silence, and find something for the whole family at Linnanmaki Amusement Park.

To find reviews, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Helsinki journey planning tool.

You can fly from Oulu to Helsinki in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In September, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 8°C. On the 2nd (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can fly back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks · Outdoors · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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