8 days in Helsinki & Rovaniemi Itinerary

8 days in Helsinki & Rovaniemi Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Finland planner

©
Plan created by another user. Make it yours
1
Helsinki
— 2 nights
2
Rovaniemi
— 3 nights

S M T W T F S
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
30
31
1
2
3
4
5

2
nights
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.
Visit Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Temppeliaukio Church for their historical value. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Helsinki Cathedral and Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum. There's much more to do: contemplate the long history of Mannerheim 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 3°C and lows about -3°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
Find places to stay Dec 28 — 30:
Highlights from your plan
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 ©

Official Hometown of Santa Claus

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 Arktikum. Discover out-of-the-way places like SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus and Santa's House of Snowmobiles. There's much more to do: identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, get curious at Pilke Science Centre, admire the masterpieces at Korundi House of Culture, and take an in-depth tour of Rovaniemi Local History Museum.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Rovaniemi trip itinerary builder.

You can fly from Helsinki to Rovaniemi in 4.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Helsinki in December: high temperatures in Rovaniemi hover around -6°C and lows are around -13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Museums · Theme Parks · Outdoors · Tours
Find places to stay Dec 30 — Jan 2:
Highlights from your plan
Pilke Science Centre ©
Pilke Science Centre
SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus ©
Rovaniemi Church ©
Rovaniemi Church

Similar plans

9 days in Finland BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM August, teens, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights Preferences: August, teens, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 9 days in Helsinki BY A USER FROM SINGAPORE November, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights Preferences: November, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 11 days in Finland BY A USER FROM UNITED ARAB EMIRATES October, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights Preferences: October, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 9 days in Helsinki BY A USER FROM VIETNAM October, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular sights Preferences: October, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 11 days in Finland BY A USER FROM UNITED ARAB EMIRATES October, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights Preferences: October, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 9 days in Helsinki BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM August, teens, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights Preferences: August, teens, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 9 days in Rovaniemi BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems Preferences: August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 10 days in Rovaniemi BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM August, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems Preferences: August, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Slow & easy 9 days in Finland BY A USER FROM UNITED ARAB EMIRATES October, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems Preferences: October, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 11 days in Finland BY A USER FROM UNITED ARAB EMIRATES October, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems Preferences: October, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 9 days in Saariselka & Helsinki BY A USER FROM THE NETHERLANDS December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems Preferences: December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 10 days in Helsinki & Porvoo BY A USER FROM JORDAN August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, hidden gems Preferences: August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Hidden gems Pace: Medium
See more plans