7 days in Helsinki & Rovaniemi Itinerary

7 days in Helsinki & Rovaniemi Itinerary

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Helsinki
— 3 nights
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Rovaniemi
— 3 nights
Fly

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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.
Pack the 13th (Sun) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. And it doesn't end there: brush up on your military savvy at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, take an in-depth tour of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, stroll around The Esplanadi Park, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali).

To see reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Helsinki road trip planning site.

If you are flying in from India, the closest major aiports are Helsinki Vantaa Airport, Turku Airport and Tampere-Pirkkala Airport. In January, plan for daily highs up to -3°C, and evening lows to -9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) early enough to catch the flight to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites · Theme Parks · Museums · Shopping

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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 wildlife, museums, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village, explore the fascinating underground world of Syvasenvaara Fell, stop by Your Piece Of Finland, and get lost in a book at Rovaniemi City Library.

To see ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Rovaniemi trip website.

Fly from Helsinki to Rovaniemi in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Helsinki in January, expect Rovaniemi to be slightly colder, temps between -10°C and -17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) so you can catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks · Wildlife · Tours · Outdoors
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