8 days in Helsinki & Rovaniemi Itinerary

8 days in Helsinki & Rovaniemi Itinerary

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Helsinki
— 3 nights
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Rovaniemi
— 4 nights

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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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Temppeliaukio Church and Sea Fortress Suomenlinna. Get out of town with these interesting Helsinki side-trips: Heureka (in Vantaa) and Ahvenisto (in Hameenlinna). There's lots more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kamppi Chapel of Silence, admire the striking features of Helsinki Central Railway Station, and find something for the whole family at Linnanmaki Amusement Park.

To see more things to do, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Helsinki vacation planner.

If you are flying in from United States, the closest major aiports are Helsinki Vantaa Airport, Turku Airport and Tampere-Pirkkala Airport. Expect a daytime high around 40°F in November, and nighttime lows around 32°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Helsinki

Theme Parks · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Heureka, Ahvenisto
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Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Linnanmaki Amusement Park ©
Linnanmaki Amusement Park
Korkeasaaren Elaintarha ©
Korkeasaaren Elaintarha

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Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Bring the kids along to Santa Claus Village and SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus. Take a break from Rovaniemi with a short trip to Giewont Husky Adventures in Kittila, about 1h 55 min away. There's much more to do: get engrossed in the history at Arktikum, enjoy some diversion at Santa Claus Office, pause for some serene contemplation at Rovaniemi Church, and engage your brain at Pilke Science Centre.

For photos, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Rovaniemi route planner.

You can fly from Helsinki to Rovaniemi in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Helsinki in November; daily highs in Rovaniemi reach 28°F and lows reach 20°F. You will have some time to spend on the 30th (Sat) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks · Museums · Outdoors

Side Trip

Giewont Husky Adventures
Find places to stay Nov 26 — 30:
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SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus ©
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Arktikum ©
Arktikum

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