7 days in Rovaniemi & Helsinki Itinerary

7 days in Rovaniemi & Helsinki Itinerary

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7 days in Rovaniemi & Helsinki Itinerary

Start: Athens
Fly:  8​h 15​min
1
Rovaniemi
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h
2
Helsinki
— 3 nights
Fly:  7​h 15​min
End: Athens

3
nights
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Discover out-of-the-way places like SantaPark and Syvasenvaara Fell. Visiting Safaris and Ski Resort Ritavalkea will get you outdoors. Next up on the itinerary: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Rovaniemi Church, get curious at Pilke Science Centre, take in the views from Lumberjack's Candle Bridge, and enjoy some diversion at Santa Claus Office.

To see reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Rovaniemi day trip planning website .

Athens, Greece to Rovaniemi is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Expect colder temperatures when traveling from Athens in December; daily highs in Rovaniemi reach -6°C and lows reach -13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) so you can travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Winter Sports

Side Trip

Ski Resort Ritavalkea
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Safaris
SantaPark ©
SantaPark
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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and Kansallisgalleria. Visiting Nuuksio National Park and Hietaranta Beach will get you outdoors. There's much more to do: admire nature's wide array of creatures at Korkeasaari Zoo, get engrossed in the history at National Museum of Finland, and explore the world behind art at Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma.

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Getting from Rovaniemi to Helsinki by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Rovaniemi in December, with highs in Helsinki at 3°C and lows at -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Nature

Side Trip

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

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