8 days in Rovaniemi & Helsinki Itinerary

8 days in Rovaniemi & Helsinki Itinerary

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8 days in Rovaniemi & Helsinki Itinerary

Start: Ljubljana
Fly:  8​h 30​min
1
Rovaniemi
— 3 nights
+2
Train + Bus + Fly:  6​h 30​min
2
Helsinki
— 4 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
End: Ljubljana

3
nights
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Rovaniemi is known for wildlife, museums, fun & games, nightlife, and theme parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get in on the family fun at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus, hit the slopes at Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy, don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village, and get engrossed in the history at Arktikum.

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Ljubljana, Slovenia to Rovaniemi is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. The time zone changes from Central European Time (CET) to Eastern European Time (EET), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Ljubljana in February, with highs in Rovaniemi at -6°C and lows at -11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) so you can travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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Safaris
Nature & Wildlife Tours

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.
Attractions like Linnanmaki Amusement Park and Korkeasaari Zoo make great kid-friendly stops. Get out of town with these interesting Helsinki side-trips: Nuuksio National Park (in Espoo) and Heureka (in Vantaa). And it doesn't end there: explore the galleries of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, get your game on at Megazone Helsinki, take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral.

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Traveling by flight from Rovaniemi to Helsinki takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from Rovaniemi in February, things will get somewhat warmer in Helsinki: highs are around 0°C and lows about -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Historic Sites Theme Parks

Side Trips

Heureka, Nuuksio National Park
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Nuuksio National Park ©
Nuuksio National Park
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Labyrinth Games Room Escape

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