7 days in Rovaniemi & Helsinki Itinerary

7 days in Rovaniemi & Helsinki Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Finland planner

Make it your trip
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Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Fly
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Helsinki
— 4 nights
Fly to Larnaca, Bus to Paphos

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Rovaniemi

— 2 nights

Official Hometown of Santa Claus

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Rovaniemi is known for museums, nightlife, and wildlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Santa Claus Village, have fun at Santa Claus Office, take an in-depth tour of Arktikum, and stop by LAURI Handicraft Shop & Atelier.

To find more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Rovaniemi trip planner.

Paphos, Cyprus to Rovaniemi is an approximately 13-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and ferry. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from Paphos in January: high temperatures in Rovaniemi hover around -10°C and lows are around -17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) early enough to fly to Helsinki.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Shopping
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Helsinki

— 4 nights

Daughter of the Baltic

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.
Helsinki is known for historic sites, museums, and shopping. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: learn about all things military at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), browse the eclectic array of goods at Market Square Kauppatori, and admire the masterpieces at Kansallisgalleria.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read our Helsinki trip planner.

Getting from Rovaniemi to Helsinki by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. In January, Helsinki is somewhat warmer than Rovaniemi - with highs of -3°C and lows of -9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping · Parks
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