7 days in Helsinki & Rovaniemi Itinerary

7 days in Helsinki & Rovaniemi Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Finland travel planner

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Helsinki
— 3 nights
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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: admire the striking features of Temppeliaukio Church, explore the world behind art at Kansallisgalleria, pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, and take an in-depth tour of The National Museum of Finland.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Helsinki trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Lisbon, Portugal to Helsinki is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from Lisbon to Helsinki is 2 hours. While traveling from Lisbon, expect much colder days and little chillier nights in Helsinki, ranging from highs of 5°C to lows of 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) early enough to fly to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites · 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.
Go for a jaunt from Rovaniemi to Ranua to see Ranua Zoo about 1 hour away. The adventure continues: don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village, take an in-depth tour of Arktikum, see Santa Claus Office, and examine the collection at Santa's House of Snowmobiles.

To find where to stay, photos, maps, and other tourist information, read Rovaniemi day trip planning app.

Getting from Helsinki to Rovaniemi by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Helsinki in November; daily highs in Rovaniemi reach -2°C and lows reach -7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Fri) to allow enough time to fly back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Museums · Fun & Games · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums

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