7 days in Rovaniemi & Helsinki Itinerary

7 days in Rovaniemi & Helsinki Itinerary

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7 days in Rovaniemi & Helsinki Itinerary

Start: Glasgow
bus + Fly:  8​h 30​min
1
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h
2
Helsinki
— 3 nights
Fly + bus:  6​h 30​min
End: Glasgow

2
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Get in touch with nature at Pyha-Luosto National Park and Safaris. For shopping fun, head to LAURI or Arctic Circle Mall. There's lots more to do: explore the fascinating underground world of Syvasenvaara Fell, find something for the whole family at Santa Claus Village, see Santa Claus Office, and get engrossed in the history at Arktikum.

To see reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Rovaniemi sightseeing site .

Glasgow, UK to Rovaniemi is an approximately 8.5-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. Traveling from Glasgow to Rovaniemi, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Glasgow in October, things will get little chillier in Rovaniemi: highs are around 3°C and lows about -1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) so you can travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Nature Parks Tours

Side Trip

Pyha-Luosto National Park
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Pyha-Luosto National Park ©
Pyha-Luosto National Park
Safaris
Arktikum ©
Arktikum

3
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.
Get some cultural insight at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Rock Church. Do your shopping at Market Square Kauppatori and Kamppi Shopping Centre. Go for a jaunt from Helsinki to Espoo to see Nuuksio National Park about 46 minutes away. There's lots more to do: take a stroll through Katajanokka, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, stop by Artisaani, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kamppi Chapel of Silence.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, go to the Helsinki trip itinerary app .

Fly from Rovaniemi to Helsinki in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from Rovaniemi in October, expect nights in Helsinki to be about the same, around 1°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Tours Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Nuuksio National Park
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Rock Church ©
Rock Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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