7 days in Helsinki & Rovaniemi Itinerary

7 days in Helsinki & Rovaniemi Itinerary

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Start: Helsinki
1
Helsinki
— 2 nights
Fly:  4 h
2
Rovaniemi
— 4 nights
Fly:  4 h
End: Helsinki

2
nights
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.
On the 25th (Fri), get engrossed in the history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, thenlearn about all things military at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, and then admire the masterpieces at Kansallisgalleria. On the 26th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Nuuksio National Park.

For more things to do, photos, ratings, and tourist information, use the Helsinki road trip website.

If you are flying in from Poland, the closest major aiport is Helsinki Vantaa Airport. In January in Helsinki, expect temperatures between -3°C during the day and -9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sun) early enough to travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trip

Nuuksio National Park
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum
Kansallisgalleria ©
Kansallisgalleria

4
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Kopara Reindeer Park and Safaris. Escape the urban bustle at Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy and Syvasenvaara Fell. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Rovaniemi: Sampo Icebreaker (in Kemi) and The Provincial Museum Of Tornio Valley (in Tornio). There's much more to do: get engrossed in the history at Arktikum, see Santa Claus Office, look for gifts at Your Piece Of Finland, and examine the collection at Santa's House of Snowmobiles.

For where to stay, photos, maps, and more tourist information, use the Rovaniemi trip website.

Getting from Helsinki to Rovaniemi by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. Traveling from Helsinki in January, expect Rovaniemi to be little chillier, temps between -10°C and -17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Parks Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Sampo Icebreaker, Kopara Reindeer Park, The Provincial Museum Of Tornio Valley
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Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy ©
Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy
Kopara Reindeer Park ©
Kopara Reindeer Park
Safaris

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