8 days in Helsinki & Rovaniemi Itinerary

8 days in Helsinki & Rovaniemi Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Helsinki
— 2 nights
2
Rovaniemi
— 3 nights

2
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.
Visit Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Mannerheim Museum for their historical value. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Temppeliaukio Church and Helsinki Cathedral. There's much more to do: take an in-depth tour of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), explore the world behind art at Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma, and pause for some serene contemplation at Kallio Church.

To see more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Helsinki trip itinerary maker tool.

Perth, Australia to Helsinki is an approximately 22.5-hour flight. You'll gain 6 hours traveling from Perth to Helsinki due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Perth in December, things will get colder in Helsinki: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum
Mannerheim Museum ©
Mannerheim Museum

3
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Get some cultural insight at Rovaniemi Church and Rovaniemi Local History Museum. Discover out-of-the-way places like SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus and Safaris. The adventure continues: don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village, explore the world behind art at Korundi House of Culture, get curious at Pilke Science Centre, and get engrossed in the history at Arktikum.

To find traveler tips, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Rovaniemi online trip maker.

Traveling by flight from Helsinki to Rovaniemi takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Helsinki in December, expect Rovaniemi to be a bit cooler, temps between °C and °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Museums Theme Parks Wildlife
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Pilke Science Centre ©
Pilke Science Centre
Rovaniemi Church ©
Rovaniemi Church
SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus ©

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