7 days in Helsinki & Rovaniemi Itinerary

7 days in Helsinki & Rovaniemi Itinerary

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Helsinki
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Rovaniemi
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Helsinki

— 5 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.
When in Helsinki, make a side trip to see Nuuksio National Park in Espoo, approximately Espoo away. There's much more to do: expand your understanding of the military at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, pause for some serene contemplation at Temppeliaukio Church, explore the world behind art at Kansallisgalleria, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali).

To find ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Helsinki route planner.

Brussels, Belgium to Helsinki is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train, bus, and ferry. Traveling from Brussels to Helsinki, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect slightly colder evenings in Helsinki when traveling from Brussels in September, with lows around 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) early enough to fly to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Museums

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Rovaniemi

— 1 night

Official Hometown of Santa Claus

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Fri): see Santa Claus Office, then don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village, and then Head underground at Syvasenvaara Fell. Here are some ideas for day two: get engrossed in the history at Arktikum.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Rovaniemi using our trip planner.

Fly from Helsinki to Rovaniemi in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Helsinki in September, expect nights in Rovaniemi to be about the same, around 6°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Sat) to allow enough time to fly back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Nature · Museums · Parks · Fun & Games
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