7 days in Finland Itinerary

7 days in Finland Itinerary

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Rovaniemi
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Helsinki
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Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©

Official Hometown of Santa Claus

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
On the 3rd (Thu), don't miss a visit to Lordi's Square, take an exotic tour of a safari tour, then see Santa Claus Office, and finally make a trip to Santa Claus Village. Here are some ideas for day two: get in on the family fun at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus, get engrossed in the history at Arktikum, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Rovaniemi Church.

To see where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Rovaniemi road trip planning tool.

Valencia, Spain to Rovaniemi is an approximately 12-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from Valencia in January, with highs in Rovaniemi at -10°C and lows at -17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) early enough to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks · Wildlife · Tours · Outdoors
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SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus ©
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Arktikum ©
Arktikum

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Helsinki

Helsinki ©

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.
Family-friendly places like Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Temppeliaukio Church will thrill your kids. Pack the 6th (Sun) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. There's still lots to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, admire the masterpieces at Kansallisgalleria, kick back and relax at Hietaranta Beach, and take an in-depth tour of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum.

For where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Helsinki trip itinerary planning site.

You can fly from Rovaniemi to Helsinki in 4.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. Traveling from Rovaniemi in January, expect Helsinki to be a bit warmer, temps between -3°C and -9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Theme Parks · Parks · Historic Sites · Museums
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Linnanmaki Amusement Park ©
Linnanmaki Amusement Park
Korkeasaaren Elaintarha ©
Korkeasaaren Elaintarha

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