8 days in Rovaniemi & Helsinki Itinerary

8 days in Rovaniemi & Helsinki Itinerary

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8 days in Rovaniemi & Helsinki Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  6​h 45​min
1
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
2
Helsinki
— 5 nights
Fly:  6​h 15​min
End: London

2
nights
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 21st (Sun): get in on the family fun at Santa Claus Village, have fun at Santa Claus Office, then take an in-depth tour of Arktikum, and finally get curious at Pilke Science Centre. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: have fun at Snowman World Igloo Hotel and then identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas.

To see other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Rovaniemi online trip maker .

London, UK to Rovaniemi is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from London to Rovaniemi is 2 hours. Expect cooler weather when traveling from London in October: highs in Rovaniemi hover around 3°C, while lows dip to -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Mon) to allow time for travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

#Museums, #Theme Parks, #Outdoors
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Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Safaris

5
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 24th (Wed) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. There's still lots to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Rock Church, explore the world behind art at Kansallisgalleria, get to know the fascinating history of The Esplanadi Park, and pause for some photo ops at Sibelius Monument.

To find ratings, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Helsinki route maker .

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 October, you will find days in Helsinki are a bit warmer (10°C), and nights are about the same (1°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

#Parks, #Museums, #Historic Sites
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Rock Church ©
Rock Church
Fortress of Suomenlinna ©
Fortress of Suomenlinna
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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