8 days in Rovaniemi & Helsinki Itinerary

8 days in Rovaniemi & Helsinki Itinerary

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8 days in Rovaniemi & Helsinki Itinerary

Start: San Diego
Fly:  19​h 45​min
1
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h
2
Helsinki
— 4 nights
Fly:  17​h 45​min
End: San Diego

2
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Mon): explore and take pictures at Lappi Areena. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue): stop by Your Piece Of Finland, don't miss a visit to Lordi's Square, take an in-depth tour of Arktikum, then take in the views from Lumberjack's Candle Bridge, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas.

To find ratings, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read our Rovaniemi planning website .

San Diego, USA to Rovaniemi is an approximately 20-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of flight, taxi, and bus. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Eastern European Time is 10 hours. Traveling from San Diego in April, expect Rovaniemi to be much colder, temps between 38°F and 26°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) so you can travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks Outdoors Wildlife
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Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Safaris
Arktikum ©
Arktikum

4
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.
Pack the 26th (Fri) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. There's much more to do: explore the galleries of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, explore the world behind art at Kansallisgalleria, take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), and appreciate the history behind Sibelius Monument.

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You can fly from Rovaniemi to Helsinki in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Rovaniemi in April, with highs in Helsinki at 47°F and lows at 32°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Theme Parks Parks
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Rock Church ©
Rock Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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