8 days in Rovaniemi & Helsinki Itinerary

8 days in Rovaniemi & Helsinki Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Rovaniemi
— 1 day
2
Helsinki
— 5 nights

1
day
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 8th (Sun): look for gifts at LAURI Handicraft Shop & Atelier, identify plant and animal life at Napapiirin Porofarmi, thentake an in-depth tour of Arktikum, and finally don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village.

To find photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Rovaniemi trip itinerary site.

Singapore, Singapore to Rovaniemi is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Singapore Standard Time (SGT) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET), which is usually a -6 hour difference. Plan for colder temperatures traveling from Singapore in December, with highs in Rovaniemi at °C and lows at °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Museums Parks Wildlife
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Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village

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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Helsinki Cathedral. For shopping fun, head to Kamppi Shopping Centre or Brunberg Candy Factory Shop. Get out of town with these interesting Helsinki side-trips: Bellevue Beach (in Hanko), Nuuksio National Park (in Espoo) and Inkoon kirkko (in Inkoo). There's still lots to do: admire the landmark architecture of Temppeliaukio Church, view the masterpieces at Galleria Lapinlahti, shop like a local with ARTag Gallery, and look for gifts at Riimikko.

For where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Helsinki trip planner.

You can fly from Rovaniemi to Helsinki in 4.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Rovaniemi in December, with highs in Helsinki at °C and lows at °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Shopping Nature

Side Trips

Porvoo, Bellevue Beach, Nuuksio National Park, Inkoon kirkko
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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