8 days in Helsinki & Rovaniemi Itinerary

8 days in Helsinki & Rovaniemi Itinerary

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Helsinki
— 4 nights
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Rovaniemi
— 3 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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali). Venture out of the city with trips to Heureka (in Vantaa) and Ahvenisto (in Hameenlinna). Next up on the itinerary: take in the spiritual surroundings of Temppeliaukio Church, meet the residents at Korkeasaaren Elaintarha, find something for the whole family at Linnanmaki Amusement Park, and don't miss a visit to Senate Square.

To find ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Helsinki road trip planning app.

Dublin, Ireland to Helsinki is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus, train, and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Dublin to Helsinki. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Dublin in October; daily highs in Helsinki reach 10°C and lows reach 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Wed) early enough to travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites · Theme Parks · Parks · Museums

Side Trips

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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Linnanmaki Amusement Park ©
Linnanmaki Amusement Park
Korkeasaaren Elaintarha ©
Korkeasaaren Elaintarha

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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.
Attractions like Santa Claus Village and Syvasenvaara Fell make great kid-friendly stops. Step out of Rovaniemi with an excursion to Ranua Zoo in Ranua--about 1 hour away. The adventure continues: take an in-depth tour of Arktikum, stop by LAURI Handicraft Shop & Atelier, get curious at Pilke Science Centre, and find something for the whole family at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Rovaniemi trip itinerary maker website.

Getting from Helsinki to Rovaniemi by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Helsinki in October; daily highs in Rovaniemi reach 3°C and lows reach -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Parks · Wildlife · Theme Parks · Museums

Side Trip

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Ranua Zoo ©
Ranua Zoo
SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus ©
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village

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