8 days in Helsinki & Rovaniemi Itinerary

8 days in Helsinki & Rovaniemi Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Finland sightseeing planner

Make it your trip
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Helsinki
— 4 nights
Fly
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Rovaniemi
— 3 nights
Fly

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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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Oodi Central Library and The National Library of Finland. The adventure continues: brush up on your military savvy at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, get engrossed in the history at The National Museum of Finland, take a stroll through Katajanokka, and get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum (Luonnontieteellinen Museo).

To find photos, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read Helsinki trip planning tool.

The Route module shows you all the different ways you can get to Helsinki. Expect a daytime high around 10°C in October, and nighttime lows around 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) so you can fly to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Helsinki

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Shopping
Find places to stay Oct 2 — 6:

Rovaniemi

— 3 nights

Official Hometown of Santa Claus

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Rovaniemi Church and Feel Vegas - Club Rovaniemi. There's still lots to do: don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village, get advice or help at Rovaniemi City Library, explore the fascinating underground world of Syvasenvaara Fell, and see Santa Claus Office.

To see photos, reviews, and tourist information, use the Rovaniemi trip tool.

You can fly from Helsinki to Rovaniemi in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. Traveling from Helsinki in October, expect Rovaniemi to be slightly colder, temps between 3°C and -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) to allow time to fly back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Fun & Games · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums · Parks
Find places to stay Oct 6 — 9: