8 days in Rovaniemi & Helsinki Itinerary

8 days in Rovaniemi & Helsinki Itinerary

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8 days in Rovaniemi & Helsinki Itinerary

Start: Manila, Luzon
bus + Fly:  20​h 45​min
1
Rovaniemi
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 15​min
2
Helsinki
— 4 nights
Fly + bus:  17​h 15​min
End: Manila, Luzon

1
night
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 27th (Tue): identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, then enjoy some diversion at Snowman World Igloo Hotel, then see Santa Claus Office, and finally find something for the whole family at Santa Claus Village. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 28th (Wed): don't miss a visit to Lordi's Square and then get engrossed in the history at Arktikum.

To find reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Rovaniemi trip maker site .

Manila, Philippines to Rovaniemi is an approximately 21-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of bus, flight, and train. The time zone changes from Philippines Time (PHT) to Eastern European Time (EET), which is usually a -6 hour difference. In November, Rovaniemi is cooler than Manila - with highs of -2°C and lows of -7°C. On the 28th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

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

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 30th (Fri) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. And it doesn't end there: take in the spiritual surroundings of Rock Church, brush up on your military savvy at Fortress of Suomenlinna, take an in-depth tour of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, and pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral.

For maps, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, use the Helsinki route planning website .

Getting from Rovaniemi to Helsinki by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Traveling from Rovaniemi in November, expect Helsinki to be somewhat warmer, temps between 5°C and 0°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Theme Parks Museums
Find places to stay Nov 28 — Dec 2:
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Rock Church ©
Rock Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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