8 days in Helsinki & Rovaniemi Itinerary

8 days in Helsinki & Rovaniemi Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Orlando
Fly:  15 h 15 min
1
Helsinki
— 4 nights
Fly:  4 h
2
Rovaniemi
— 1 night
Fly:  16 h 30 min
End: Orlando

4
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.
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Galleria Lapinlahti will appeal to museum buffs. Get some historical perspective at Helsinki Cathedral and Temppeliaukio Church. Go for a jaunt from Helsinki to Jarvenpaa to see Jarvenpaan Taidemuseo about 42 minutes away. The adventure continues: hunt for treasures at Market Square Kauppatori, stroll around The Esplanadi Park, buy something for everyone on your list at Kamppi Shopping Centre, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Toolo Bay (Toolonlahti).

To see reviews, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Helsinki trip planner.

Orlando, USA to Helsinki is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 7 hours traveling from Orlando to Helsinki. Traveling from Orlando in April, expect Helsinki to be cooler, temps between 47°F and 32°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Jarvenpaan Taidemuseo
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church

1
night
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
On the 15th (Mon), see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, look for gifts at LAURI Handicraft Shop & Atelier, thenget engrossed in the history at Arktikum, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Rovaniemi Church. On the next day, don't miss a visit to Lordi's Square, buy something for everyone on your list at Arctic Circle Mall, thenexplore the different monuments and memorials at German Soldier s Cemetery, thensee Santa Claus Office, and finally don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village.

To see more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Rovaniemi trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Helsinki to Rovaniemi takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Helsinki in April; daily highs in Rovaniemi reach 38°F and lows reach 26°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Wildlife Tours Outdoors
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Safaris
Arktikum ©
Arktikum
German Soldier s Cemetery ©
German Soldier s Cemetery

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