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 Auttikongas. Get out of town with these interesting Rovaniemi side-trips: Pyha-Luosto National Park (in Pyhatunturi), Tornio (Duudsonit Activity Park - TornioHaparanda, Tornio Golf, &more) and Luosto (Amethyst Mine Lapland, Luosto Adventures, &more). And it doesn't end there: get engrossed in the history at Arktikum, take in the awesome beauty at Luosto, explore the fascinating underground world of Syvasenvaara Fell, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Rovaniemi Church.

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 Hupisaaret Park. Change things up with these side-trips from Oulu: Kemi (Kemin Jalokivigalleria (Kemi Gemstone Gallery), Kemi Church, &more), Hailuoto (Luovon Puoji & Marjaniemi Lighthouse) and Kotielainpuisto Arkadia (in Simo). categoryPhrases.sentence.On_the_day_spend_an_exhilarating_day_on_the_slopes_at. And it doesn't end there: take in the spiritual surroundings of Holy Trinity Orthodox Cathedral, get curious at Tietomaa, see the interesting displays at Pohjois-Pohjanmaan museo, and test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms.

For where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Oulu trip builder tool.

Getting from Rovaniemi to Oulu by train takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in August, and nighttime lows around 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 Helsinki Cathedral. Change things up with these side-trips from Helsinki: Hameenlinna (Birthplace of Jean Sibelius, Ahvenisto, &more), Inkoon kirkko (in Inkoo) and Espoo (Nuuksio National Park & Arctic Expedition). The adventure continues: step into the grandiose world of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, hunt for treasures at Market Square Kauppatori, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kamppi Chapel of Silence, and admire nature's wide array of creatures at Korkeasaaren Elaintarha.

To find photos, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Helsinki online trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by flight from Oulu to Helsinki takes 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. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Wed) to allow enough time to fly back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks · Outdoors · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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