7 days in Rovaniemi & Helsinki Itinerary

7 days in Rovaniemi & Helsinki Itinerary

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7 days in Rovaniemi & Helsinki Itinerary

Start: Helsinki
Fly:  4​h
1
Rovaniemi
— 5 nights
Fly:  4​h
2
Helsinki
— Few hours
Fly:  16​h 30​min
End: Kuala Lumpur

5
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Visiting Photography Tours and Hiidenkirnut will get you outdoors. You'll discover tucked-away gems like SantaPark and Kemi Church. Go for a jaunt from Rovaniemi to Kemi to see Kemin Jalokivigalleria (Kemi Gemstone Gallery) about 1h 50 min away. And it doesn't end there: admire the sheer force of Auttikongas, examine the collection at Santa's House of Snowmobiles, take an in-depth tour of Rovaniemi Local History Museum, and make a trip to Marttiinin Wanha Tehdas.

To find where to stay, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Rovaniemi online trip itinerary planner .

Helsinki to Rovaniemi is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Helsinki in February, expect Rovaniemi to be a bit cooler, temps between -6°C and -11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) early enough to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Museums Parks Nature

Side Trip

Kemi
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Santa's House of Snowmobiles ©
Santa's House of Snowmobiles
Auttikongas ©
Auttikongas
Forestry Museum of Lapland ©
Forestry Museum of Lapland

few
hours
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.
To see where to stay, maps, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Helsinki route website .

You can fly from Rovaniemi to Helsinki in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In February, Helsinki is somewhat warmer than Rovaniemi - with highs of 0°C and lows of -3°C. You'll set off for home on the 8th (Fri).

Things to do in Helsinki

Outdoors Parks Tours
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