60 days in Rovaniemi, Oulu & Helsinki Itinerary

60 days in Rovaniemi, Oulu & Helsinki Itinerary

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60 days in Rovaniemi, Oulu & Helsinki Itinerary

Start: Bengaluru
Fly:  17​h 45​min
1
Rovaniemi
— 20 nights
train:  2​h 30​min
2
Oulu
— 18 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
3
Helsinki
— 19 nights
Fly:  14​h 30​min
End: Bengaluru

20
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Attractions like SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus and Pilke Science Centre make great kid-friendly stops. Explore Rovaniemi's surroundings by going to Pyha-Luosto National Park (in Pyhatunturi), Luosto (Amethyst Mine Lapland, Luosto Adventures, & more) and Tornio (Duudsonit Activity Park - TornioHaparanda, Tornio Golf, & more). There's lots more to do: make a trip to Santa Claus Village, capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour, explore the striking landscape at Korouoma Canyon, and look for gifts at LAURI Handicraft Shop & Atelier.

To see traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Rovaniemi online trip itinerary maker .

Bengaluru, India to Rovaniemi is an approximately 18-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight, taxi, and bus. The time zone changes from India Standard Time (IST) to Eastern European Time (EET), which is usually a -3 hour difference. Traveling from Bengaluru in August, expect Rovaniemi to be colder, temps between 20°C and 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) to allow time to take a train to Oulu.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Tornio, Luosto, Sodankyla, Pello, Pyhatunturi
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Korouoma Canyon ©
Korouoma Canyon

18
nights
Oulu

Oulu ©
Oulu is a city and municipality of inhabitants in the region of Northern Ostrobothnia, Finland. Kids will appreciate attractions like Nallikari Beach and Tietomaa. Venture out of the city with trips to Kemi (Kemin Jalokivigalleria (Kemi Gemstone Gallery), Kemi Church, & more), Hailuoto (Luovon Puoji & Marjaniemi Lighthouse) and Kotielainpuisto Arkadia (in Simo). Spend the 9th (Mon) exploring nature at Rokuan Kansallispuisto. On the 7th (Sat), ski the day away in the pristine settings at Syote Ski & Nature Resort. There's much more to do: identify plant and animal life at Hupisaaret Park, get your game on at Oulu Climbing Centre, see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, and see the interesting displays at Turkansaaren Ulkomuseo.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read Oulu day trip tool .

Getting from Rovaniemi to Oulu by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or drive. In August, daytime highs in Oulu are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. On the 13th (Fri), you're off toHelsinki.

Things to do in Oulu

Parks Museums Wildlife

Side Trips

Kemi, Hailuoto, Jukupark Kalajoki, Koitelinkoski, Rokuan Kansallispuisto
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Nallikari Beach ©
Nallikari Beach
Ainolan Puisto ©
Ainolan Puisto
Koitelinkoski
Koitelinkoski

19
nights
Helsinki

Helsinki ©
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 Linnanmaki Amusement Park and Ahvenisto. Explore Helsinki's surroundings by going to Hameenlinna (Birthplace of Jean Sibelius & Palander House), Espoo (Nuuksio National Park & Arctic Expedition) and Inkoon kirkko (in Inkoo). The adventure continues: learn about all things military at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), tour the pleasant surroundings at The Esplanadi Park, and pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral.

For where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Helsinki trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by flight from Oulu to Helsinki takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. September in Helsinki sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 8°C at night. On the 2nd (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Outdoors Museums

Side Trips

Kotka, Espoo, Porvoo, Vantaa, Hameenlinna
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Linnanmaki Amusement Park ©
Linnanmaki Amusement Park
Korkeasaari Zoo ©
Korkeasaari Zoo

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