8 days in Rovaniemi & Helsinki Itinerary

8 days in Rovaniemi & Helsinki Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Finland trip itinerary planner

©
This plan was created by another user.  Make it your plan

Route & dates

8 days in Rovaniemi & Helsinki Itinerary

Start: Brussels
Fly:  7​h 15​min
1
Rovaniemi
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h
2
Helsinki
— 4 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
End: Brussels


3
nights
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Take a break from the city and head to Safaris and Syvasenvaara Fell. Next up on the itinerary: find something for the whole family at Santa Claus Village, take an in-depth tour of Arktikum, get lost in a book at Rovaniemi City Library, and look for gifts at LAURI.

For photos, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, use the Rovaniemi trip planner .

Brussels, Belgium to Rovaniemi is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. The time zone changes from Central European Time to Eastern European Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Prepare for much colder weather when traveling from Brussels in January: high temperatures in Rovaniemi hover around -10°C and lows are around -17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) so you can travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks Museums Wildlife
Find places to stay Jan 14 — 17:
Highlights from your plan
Safaris
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
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.
Get outdoors at Nuuksio National Park and King's Road. There's lots more to do: step into the grandiose world of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kamppi Chapel of Silence, admire the landmark architecture of Rock Church, and browse the eclectic array of goods at Market Square Kauppatori.

To find photos, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Helsinki trip planner .

Getting from Rovaniemi to Helsinki by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Rovaniemi in January, with highs in Helsinki at -3°C and lows at -9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trips

King's Road, Nuuksio National Park
Find places to stay Jan 17 — 21:
Highlights from your plan
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Nuuksio National Park ©
Nuuksio National Park
Stand-Up Paddleboarding

Similar Plans

10 days in Helsinki BY A USER FROM COSTA RICA April, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: April, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 11 days in Helsinki BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 10 days in Helsinki & Lapland BY A USER FROM INDIA April, kids, culture, outdoors, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: April, kids, culture, outdoors, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 12 days in Finland, Finnish Archipelago & Lapland BY A USER FROM SWEDEN December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 9 days in Helsinki BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA December, teens, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: December, teens, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 9 days in Helsinki BY A USER FROM INDIA February, culture, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, museums, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: February, culture, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 10 days in Rovaniemi BY A USER FROM FINLAND December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, wildlife, fast-paced, popular sights PREFERENCES: December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Fast-paced 10 days in Helsinki BY A USER FROM HONG KONG September, culture, outdoors, historic sites, shopping, wildlife, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: September, culture, outdoors, historic sites, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 9 days in Helsinki & Oulu BY A USER FROM RUSSIA December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, wildlife, fast-paced, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Fast-paced 12 days in Rauma, Levi & Helsinki BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES January, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, wildlife, hidden gems PREFERENCES: January, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 11 days in Joensuu & Helsinki BY A USER FROM VIETNAM December, culture, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular sights PREFERENCES: December, culture, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium
View more plans