7 days in Helsinki & Rovaniemi Itinerary

7 days in Helsinki & Rovaniemi Itinerary

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7 days in Helsinki & Rovaniemi Itinerary

Start: Boracay
+2
ferry + foot + Fly:  19​h 30​min
1
Helsinki
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h
2
Rovaniemi
— 1 night
+2
Fly + foot + ferry:  27​h
End: Boracay

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.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and The National Museum of Finland. Popular historic sites such as Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Temppeliaukion Church are in your itinerary. Get out of town with these interesting Helsinki side-trips: Laurinmaki nature and culture area, Crofter's Museum (in Janakkala), Cathedral of Porvoo (in Porvoo) and Nuuksio National Park (in Espoo). There's much more to do: wander the streets of Katajanokka, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Johannes Church, contemplate the long history of The Aalto House, and take in the exciting artwork at Galerie Anhava.

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Boracay, Philippines to Helsinki is an approximately 19.5-hour combination of ferry and flight. You can also do a combination of ferry, bus, and flight; or do a combination of ferry, taxi, and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Boracay to Helsinki is minus 6 hours. Prepare for cooler weather when traveling from Boracay in September: high temperatures in Helsinki hover around 19°C and lows are around 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Thu) early enough to travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Helsinki

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Laurinmaki nature and culture area, Crofter's Museum, Cathedral of Porvoo, Nuuksio National Park
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Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Kansallisgalleria ©
Kansallisgalleria

1
night
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
On the 2nd (Fri), look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas.

To see maps, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Rovaniemi road trip planning website .

Getting from Helsinki to Rovaniemi by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Helsinki in October, with highs in Rovaniemi at 3°C and lows at -1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Wildlife Outdoors Tours
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