7 days in Helsinki & Rovaniemi Itinerary

7 days in Helsinki & Rovaniemi Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Finland visit planner

©
This plan was created by another user.  Make it your plan

Route & dates

7 days in Helsinki & Rovaniemi Itinerary

Start: Istanbul
Fly:  7​h
1
Helsinki
— 1 night
2
Helsinki
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h
3
Rovaniemi
— 1 night
Fly:  10​h 30​min
End: Istanbul

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Mon): admire the landmark architecture of Rock Church, learn about all things military at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, then pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kamppi Chapel of Silence.

To find reviews, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Helsinki trip app .

Istanbul, Turkey to Helsinki is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and ferry; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Eastern European Time (EET) to Eastern European Time (EET) is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Istanbul in March, expect nights in Helsinki to be cooler, around -5°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) so you can travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Museums
Find places to stay Mar 18 — 19:
Highlights from your plan
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukion Church ©
Temppeliaukion Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

3
nights
Helsinki

Helsinki ©
Enjoy Helsinki some more: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), hunt for treasures at Old Market Hall, explore the world behind art at Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma, and test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms.

To find more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Helsinki trip planner .

Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) to allow time to travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Museums Historic Sites
Find places to stay Mar 18 — 22:
Highlights from your plan
The Esplanadi Park ©
The Esplanadi Park
Senate Square ©
Senate Square

1
night
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Fri): make a trip to Marttiinin Wanha Tehdas, then look for gifts at LAURI, then see Santa Claus Office, and finally get in on the family fun at Santa Claus Village.

For other places to visit, photos, ratings, and tourist information, use the Rovaniemi trip itinerary tool .

You can fly from Helsinki to Rovaniemi in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Helsinki in March; daily highs in Rovaniemi reach -1°C and lows reach -9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
Find places to stay Mar 22 — 23:
Highlights from your plan
Safaris
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Arktikum ©
Arktikum

Similar Plans

10 days in Helsinki BY A USER FROM SPAIN December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 11 days in Helsinki BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 10 days in Helsinki & Porvoo BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES April, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: April, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 11 days in Finland BY A USER FROM FRANCE May, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: May, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 5 days in Helsinki BY A USER FROM CROATIA November, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: November, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 8 days in Helsinki & Lapland BY A USER FROM ITALY February, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, museums, wildlife, hidden gems PREFERENCES: February, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 9 days in Lapland BY A USER FROM SOUTH AFRICA December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular sights PREFERENCES: December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 9 days in Rovaniemi BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, shopping, wildlife, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 10 days in Helsinki BY A USER FROM HONG KONG September, culture, outdoors, historic sites, shopping, wildlife, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: September, culture, outdoors, historic sites, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 8 days in Helsinki BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA November, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: November, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 8 days in Helsinki BY A USER FROM LUXEMBOURG July, kids, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, wildlife, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: July, kids, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 8 days in Lapland & Helsinki BY A USER FROM LEBANON November, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, wildlife, slow & easy, hidden gems PREFERENCES: November, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy
View more plans