7 days in Rovaniemi & Helsinki Itinerary

7 days in Rovaniemi & Helsinki Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Finland holiday planner

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Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
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Helsinki
— 4 nights

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Rovaniemi

— 2 nights

Official Hometown of Santa Claus

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Fri): see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour and then get engrossed in the history at Arktikum. Keep things going the next day: explore the fascinating underground world of Syvasenvaara Fell, then don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Office, and then don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village.

To see traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read Rovaniemi sightseeing planner.

In February in Rovaniemi, expect temperatures between -6°C during the day and -11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sun) to allow time to fly to Helsinki.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Parks
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Helsinki

— 4 nights

Daughter of the Baltic

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.
Helsinki is known for historic sites, museums, and shopping. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: learn about all things military at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, pause for some serene contemplation at Temppeliaukio Church, take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), and stroll through The Esplanadi Park.

For more things to do, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, use the Helsinki online trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by flight from Rovaniemi to Helsinki takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In February, Helsinki is a bit warmer than Rovaniemi - with highs of 0°C and lows of -3°C.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trips

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