7 days in Rovaniemi & Helsinki Itinerary

7 days in Rovaniemi & Helsinki Itinerary

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1
Rovaniemi
— 1 night
2
Helsinki
— 3 nights

1
night
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 24th (Mon): stop by Your Piece Of Finland, see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, then stop by Kauppakeskus Sampokeskus, then pause for some serene contemplation at Rovaniemi Church, and finally get engrossed in the history at Forestry Museum of Lapland. Here are some ideas for day two: buy something for everyone on your list at Arctic Circle Mall, look for gifts at LAURI Handicraft Shop & Atelier, and then get in on the family fun at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus.

To see photos, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Rovaniemi trip maker.

Bengaluru, India to Rovaniemi is an approximately 19-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Bengaluru to Rovaniemi is minus 3.5 hours. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from Bengaluru in December; daily highs in Rovaniemi reach -6°C and lows reach -13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) so you can travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks · Shopping · Wildlife
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SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus ©
Safaris
Rovaniemi Church ©
Rovaniemi Church

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.
Visit Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Temppeliaukio Church for their historical value. Discover out-of-the-way places like Mannerheim Museum and Hakaniemi Market. There's lots more to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, browse the different shops at Stockmann Department Store, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), and take an in-depth tour of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum.

To find photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Helsinki travel planning tool.

You can fly from Rovaniemi to Helsinki in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Rovaniemi in December, things will get somewhat warmer in Helsinki: highs are around 3°C and lows about -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum
Mannerheim Museum ©
Mannerheim Museum

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