7 days in Helsinki & Rovaniemi Itinerary

7 days in Helsinki & Rovaniemi Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Finland route planner

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Helsinki
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Rovaniemi
— 3 nights
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Helsinki

— 3 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.
Helsinki is known for historic sites, museums, and shopping. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: explore the historical opulence of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, don't miss a visit to Senate Square, pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, and walk around The Esplanadi Park.

To see where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Helsinki trip planner.

Berlin, Germany to Helsinki is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from Berlin to Helsinki is 1 hour. In December, plan for daily highs up to 3°C, and evening lows to -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) to allow enough time to fly to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks
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Rovaniemi

— 3 nights

Official Hometown of Santa Claus

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Rovaniemi is known for museums, wildlife, and fun & games. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Santa Claus Village, enjoy some diversion at Santa Claus Office, fly down the slopes at Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy, and take an in-depth tour of Arktikum.

For more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Rovaniemi route planner.

You can fly from Helsinki to Rovaniemi in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. Traveling from Helsinki in December, things will get a bit cooler in Rovaniemi: highs are around -6°C and lows about -13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Sun) to allow time for the flight back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Parks · Fun & Games · Theme Parks · Historic Sites
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