7 days in Helsinki & Rovaniemi Itinerary

7 days in Helsinki & Rovaniemi Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Helsinki
— 2 nights
2
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights

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.
Attractions like Temppeliaukio Church and Senate Square make great kid-friendly stops. Change things up with a short trip to Nuuksio National Park in Espoo (about 48 minutes away). Pack the 5th (Sun) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. Next up on the itinerary: step into the grandiose world of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral.

To find ratings, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Helsinki online holiday builder.

Bengaluru, India to Helsinki is an approximately 15-hour flight. You'll gain 3.5 hours traveling from Bengaluru to Helsinki due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Bengaluru in May, things will get cooler in Helsinki: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) early enough to travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Helsinki

Theme Parks Parks Nature

Side Trip

Nuuksio National Park
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Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Linnanmaki Amusement Park ©
Linnanmaki Amusement Park
Nuuksio National Park ©
Nuuksio National Park

2
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
On the 6th (Mon), get a taste of the local shopping with Marttiini Store Old Factory, thentake an exotic tour of a safari tour, thensee Santa Claus Office, and finally make a trip to Santa Claus Village. On the next day, get in on the family fun at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus, thenget engrossed in the history at Arktikum, and then stop by Your Piece Of Finland.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, use the Rovaniemi road trip planning tool.

Getting from Helsinki to Rovaniemi by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. In May, Rovaniemi is slightly colder than Helsinki - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks Wildlife Tours
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SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus ©
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Arktikum ©
Arktikum

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