7 days in Rovaniemi & Helsinki Itinerary

7 days in Rovaniemi & Helsinki Itinerary

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1
Rovaniemi
— 3 nights
2
Helsinki
— 3 nights

3
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Get outdoors at Safaris and Syvasenvaara Fell. Get a sense of the local culture at Rovaniemi Church and Pilke Science Centre. Take a break from Rovaniemi with a short trip to Ski Resort Ritavalkea in Pello, about 1h 30 min away. There's lots more to do: get in on the family fun at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus, see Santa Claus Office, look for gifts at Your Piece Of Finland, and browse the collection at Rovaniemi City Library.

For maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Rovaniemi trip planner.

Athens, Greece to Rovaniemi is an approximately 11-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of car and train. Traveling from Athens in December, things will get colder in Rovaniemi: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) so you can travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports

Side Trip

Ski Resort Ritavalkea
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Rovaniemi Church ©
Rovaniemi Church
Safaris
SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus ©

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 a sense of the local culture at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and The National Museum of Finland. Explore hidden gems such as Hietaranta Beach and Nuuksio National Park. The adventure continues: admire the masterpieces at Kansallisgalleria and get to know the resident critters at Korkeasaaren Elaintarha.

To find other places to visit and tourist information, use the Helsinki trip itinerary tool.

Fly from Rovaniemi to Helsinki in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Rovaniemi in December, expect Helsinki to be a bit warmer, temps between °C and °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trip

Nuuksio National Park
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Nuuksio National Park ©
Nuuksio National Park
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum
Kansallisgalleria ©
Kansallisgalleria

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