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 ©

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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Temppeliaukio Church and Helsinki Central Railway Station. Get out of town with these interesting Helsinki side-trips: Heureka (in Vantaa) and Ahvenisto (in Hameenlinna). There's still lots to do: expand your understanding of the military at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kamppi Chapel of Silence, get in on the family fun at Linnanmaki Amusement Park, and pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral.

To find photos, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Helsinki trip planner.

If you are flying in from United States, the closest major aiports are Helsinki Vantaa Airport, Turku Airport and Tampere-Pirkkala Airport. In November, daytime highs in Helsinki are 40°F, while nighttime lows are 32°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) so you can travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Helsinki

Theme Parks · Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Nov 23 — 26:
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Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©

Official Hometown of Santa Claus

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 Arktikum. 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 in on the family fun at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus, 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 · Wildlife · Tours

Side Trip

Find places to stay Nov 26 — 30:
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History Museum
Arktikum
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