7 days in Helsinki & Rovaniemi Itinerary

7 days in Helsinki & Rovaniemi Itinerary

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Start: Tehran
Fly:  10 h 45 min
1
Helsinki
— 4 nights
train:  4 h
2
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Fly:  4 h
End: Helsinki

4
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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Temppeliaukio Church. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Old Market Hall and Hakaniemi Market. Next up on the itinerary: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, stop by Boss Shop, tour the pleasant surroundings at Hietaranta Beach, and enjoy the sand and surf at Aurinkolahti Beach.

To find ratings, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Helsinki trip builder app.

Tehran, Iran to Helsinki is an approximately 12-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1.5 hours traveling from Tehran to Helsinki. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Tehran in November: high temperatures in Helsinki hover around 5°C and lows are around 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) early enough to travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Historic Sites Beaches

Side Trip

Flamingo Entertainment Center
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church

2
nights
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Fri): get some fabulous bargains at Marttiini Store Old Factory, take an exotic tour of a safari tour, thenmake a trip to Lordi's Square, thentake an in-depth tour of Arktikum, and finally stop by Your Piece Of Finland. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 24th (Sat): get in on the family fun at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus, see Santa Claus Office, and then make a trip to Santa Claus Village.

To see maps, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Rovaniemi trip builder website.

You can fly from Helsinki to Rovaniemi in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Helsinki in November: high temperatures in Rovaniemi hover around -2°C and lows are around -7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks Wildlife Tours
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Safaris
Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Marttiini Store Old Factory ©
Marttiini Store Old Factory

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