7 days in Rovaniemi & Helsinki Itinerary

7 days in Rovaniemi & Helsinki Itinerary

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Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
2
Helsinki
— 2 nights

2
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Step off the beaten path and head to Auttikongas and Angry Birds Park. There's much more to do: Head underground at Syvasenvaara Fell, examine the collection at Santa's House of Snowmobiles, get lost in a book at Rovaniemi City Library, and see Santa Claus Office.

To find ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Rovaniemi trip builder website.

Melbourne, Australia to Rovaniemi is an approximately 26-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET) is minus 8 hours. While traveling from Melbourne, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Rovaniemi, ranging from highs of °C to lows of °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) so you can travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Parks Wildlife Nature
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Auttikongas ©
Auttikongas
Angry Birds Park ©
Angry Birds Park
Santa's House of Snowmobiles ©
Santa's House of Snowmobiles

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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.
On the 19th (Thu), explore the galleries of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, get lost in a book at Kallion Kirjasto, thenbrowse the eclectic array of goods at Hakaniemi Market, thenadmire the landmark architecture of Cathedral of Porvoo, and finally don't miss a visit to Porvoo Old Town. On the 20th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum (Luonnontieteellinen Museo), thenexplore the world behind art at Kansallisgalleria, thentest your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, and finally stop by Katajanokka.

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Traveling by flight from Rovaniemi to Helsinki takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Rovaniemi in September: highs in Helsinki hover around °C, while lows dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Porvoo
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Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum
Room Escape Games
Kansallisgalleria ©
Kansallisgalleria

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