8 days in Helsinki & Rovaniemi Itinerary

8 days in Helsinki & Rovaniemi Itinerary

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Helsinki
— 5 nights
2
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights

5
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.
Bring the kids along to Temppeliaukio Church and Sea Fortress Suomenlinna. Pack the 17th (Fri) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. There's lots more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, get a taste of the local shopping with Market Square Kauppatori, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kamppi Chapel of Silence, and make a trip to Senate Square.

To see maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Helsinki trip planner.

Copenhagen, Denmark to Helsinki is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and ferry; or do a combination of train and ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from Copenhagen to Helsinki is 1 hour. In July in Helsinki, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 15°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) early enough to travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites · Theme Parks · Museums
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Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Linnanmaki Amusement Park ©
Linnanmaki Amusement Park
Korkeasaaren Elaintarha ©
Korkeasaaren Elaintarha

2
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Tue): find something for the whole family at Moomin Snowcastle, see the interesting displays at Santa's House of Snowmobiles, then don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village, then enjoy some diversion at Santa Claus Office, and finally Head underground at Syvasenvaara Fell. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Rovaniemi Church, don't miss a visit to Lordi's Square, then get engrossed in the history at Arktikum, and finally get curious at Pilke Science Centre.

To find photos, maps, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Rovaniemi trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Helsinki to Rovaniemi takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In July, daily temperatures in Rovaniemi can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Museums · Parks · Childrens Museums
Find places to stay Jul 20 — 22:
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Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Pilke Science Centre ©
Pilke Science Centre

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