7 days in Rovaniemi & Helsinki Itinerary

7 days in Rovaniemi & Helsinki Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Finland visit planner

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Bus to Saarbrücken Hbf, Fly to Rovaniemi
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Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Fly
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Helsinki
— 4 nights
Fly

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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 wildlife, museums, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Santa Claus Village, tour the pleasant surroundings at Napapiirin Porofarmi, stop by LAURI Handicraft Shop & Atelier, and get in on the family fun at Moomin Snowcastle.

For traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Rovaniemi travel route planner.

Luxembourg City, Luxembourg to Rovaniemi is an approximately 11.5-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Luxembourg City to Rovaniemi is 1 hour. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from Luxembourg City in January; daily highs in Rovaniemi reach -10°C and lows reach -17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Wildlife · Tours · Parks · Outdoors
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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, shopping, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: step into the grandiose world of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, make a trip to Senate Square, admire the landmark architecture of Helsinki Central Railway Station, and pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral.

To see where to stay and other tourist information, read our Helsinki trip itinerary builder app.

Fly from Rovaniemi to Helsinki in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Rovaniemi in January, with highs in Helsinki at -3°C and lows at -9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Shopping
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