8 days in Helsinki & Rovaniemi Itinerary

8 days in Helsinki & Rovaniemi Itinerary

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Helsinki
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Rovaniemi
— 3 nights
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Helsinki
— 1 night

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Helsinki

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.
Keep things going the next day: get to know the fascinating history of The Esplanadi Park, make a trip to Senate Square, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), then explore the historical opulence of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, and finally get engrossed in the history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum.

To see where to stay, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Helsinki itinerary builder.

If you are flying in from Malaysia, the closest major aiports are Helsinki Vantaa Airport, Turku Airport and Tampere-Pirkkala Airport. In December, daytime highs in Helsinki are 3°C, while nighttime lows are -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) early enough to travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums
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Rovaniemi

Official Hometown of Santa Claus

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Rovaniemi is known for wildlife, museums, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village, have some family-friendly fun at Snowman World Igloo Hotel, get in on the family fun at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus, and see Santa Claus Office.

To find ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read our Rovaniemi attractions planner.

Traveling by car from Helsinki to Rovaniemi takes 10 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train; or drive. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Helsinki in December: high temperatures in Rovaniemi hover around -6°C and lows are around -13°C. You'll have a few hours on the 8th (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling to Helsinki.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks · Shopping · Museums · Fun & Games
Find places to stay Dec 5 — 8:
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Arktikum ©
History Museum
Arktikum
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Helsinki

Daughter of the Baltic

Kick off your visit on the 9th (Sun): test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms and then explore the world behind art at Kansallisgalleria.

To find traveler tips, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Helsinki trip planner.

Traveling by car from Rovaniemi to Helsinki takes 10 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train; or drive. In December, Helsinki is a bit warmer than Rovaniemi - with highs of 3°C and lows of -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Find places to stay Dec 9 — 10:
Highlights from your trip
Kansallisgalleria ©
Art Museum
Kansallisgalleria
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Room Escape Game
Room Escape Games
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