8 days in Helsinki & Rovaniemi Itinerary

8 days in Helsinki & Rovaniemi Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Helsinki
— 3 nights
2
Rovaniemi
— 4 nights

3
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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Helsinki: Sipoonkorven Kansallispuisto (in Vantaa) and Nuuksio National Park (in Espoo). There's lots more to do: admire the striking features of Temppeliaukio Church, pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, and explore the historical opulence of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna.

For other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Helsinki trip itinerary builder website.

Tallinn, Estonia to Helsinki is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also ride a ferry. In August, daily temperatures in Helsinki can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) so you can travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Sipoonkorven Kansallispuisto, Nuuksio National Park
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Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Nuuksio National Park ©
Nuuksio National Park
Linnanmaki Amusement Park ©
Linnanmaki Amusement Park

4
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Rovaniemi: Luosto Adventures (in Luosto), Korouoma Canyon (in Posio) and Pyha-Luosto National Park (in Pyhatunturi). The adventure continues: don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village, enjoy some diversion at Santa Claus Office, take in the dramatic scenery at Auttikongas, and look for all kinds of wild species at Napapiirin Porofarmi.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Rovaniemi road trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Helsinki to Rovaniemi takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Helsinki in August, you will find days in Rovaniemi are slightly colder (°C), and nights are about the same (°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Luosto Adventures, Korouoma Canyon, Pyha-Luosto National Park
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Pyha-Luosto National Park ©
Pyha-Luosto National Park
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Korouoma Canyon ©
Korouoma Canyon

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