7 days in Rovaniemi & Helsinki Itinerary

7 days in Rovaniemi & Helsinki Itinerary

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7 days in Rovaniemi & Helsinki Itinerary

Start: Zurich
Fly:  7​h 30​min
1
Rovaniemi
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h
2
Helsinki
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
End: Zurich

3
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Explore hidden gems such as Pyha-Luosto National Park and Safaris. Step out of Rovaniemi with an excursion to Pyhatunturi in Pelkosenniemi--about 1h 30 min away. There's much more to do: look for gifts at Your Piece Of Finland, explore the different monuments and memorials at German Soldier s Cemetery, and snap pictures at Lumberjack's Candle Bridge.

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Zurich, Switzerland to Rovaniemi is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Zurich to Rovaniemi due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Zurich in March, plan for cooler days in Rovaniemi, with highs around -1°C, while nights are slightly colder with lows around -9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) early enough to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Pyhatunturi, Pyhatunturi
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Pyhatunturi ©
Pyhatunturi
Safaris
German Soldier s Cemetery ©
German Soldier s Cemetery

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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and Katajanokka. Head to Hakaniemi Market and ARTag Galleryfor some retail therapy. There's still lots to do: explore the world behind art at Kansallisgalleria, shop like a local with Galleria Lapinlahti, see the interesting displays at Taidekoti Kirpila, and take a memorable tour with Tours.

To find traveler tips and tourist information, refer to the Helsinki trip itinerary website .

Traveling by flight from Rovaniemi to Helsinki takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from Rovaniemi in March, things will get a bit warmer in Helsinki: highs are around 3°C and lows about -5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Museums Neighborhoods Wildlife
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Hakaniemi Market ©
Hakaniemi Market
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Kansallisgalleria ©
Kansallisgalleria

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