7 days in Helsinki & Rovaniemi Itinerary

7 days in Helsinki & Rovaniemi Itinerary

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7 days in Helsinki & Rovaniemi Itinerary

Start: Bengaluru
Fly:  14​h 30​min
1
Helsinki
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h
2
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Fly:  17​h 45​min
End: Bengaluru

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.
Family-friendly places like Nuuksio National Park and Linnanmaki Amusement Park will thrill your kids. The adventure continues: learn about all things military at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, make a trip to Senate Square, pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Rock Church.

For where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Helsinki trip itinerary planning site .

Bengaluru, India to Helsinki is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from Bengaluru to Helsinki is minus 3 hours. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from Bengaluru in May; daily highs in Helsinki reach 18°C and lows reach 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Helsinki

Theme Parks Nature Parks

Side Trip

Nuuksio National Park
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Linnanmaki Amusement Park ©
Linnanmaki Amusement Park
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church

2
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Mon): make a trip to Marttiinin Wanha Tehdas, look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, then see Santa Claus Office, and finally get in on the family fun at Santa Claus Village. On the next day, snap pictures at Lumberjack's Candle Bridge, find something for the whole family at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus, then take an in-depth tour of Arktikum, and finally stop by Your Piece Of Finland.

For photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Rovaniemi trip itinerary website .

You can fly from Helsinki to Rovaniemi in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Helsinki in May, expect Rovaniemi to be a bit cooler, temps between 12°C and 3°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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Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Arktikum ©
Arktikum

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