8 days in Rovaniemi & Helsinki Itinerary

8 days in Rovaniemi & Helsinki Itinerary

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8 days in Rovaniemi & Helsinki Itinerary

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

2
nights
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take an exotic tour of a safari tour, then find something for the whole family at Santa Claus Village, then have fun at Santa Claus Office, and finally snap pictures at Lumberjack's Candle Bridge.

For where to stay and more tourist information, read Rovaniemi driving holiday planning tool .

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Rovaniemi is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Amsterdam to Rovaniemi is 1 hour. Traveling from Amsterdam in February, expect nights in Rovaniemi to be slightly colder, around -11°C, while days are cooler, around -6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) so you can travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

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

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.
Step out of the city life by going to Aurinkolahti Beach and Nuuksio National Park. Pack the 1st (Fri) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. Next up on the itinerary: step into the grandiose world of Fortress of Suomenlinna, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Korkeasaari Zoo, take an in-depth tour of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, and admire the striking features of Rock Church.

Plan trip to Helsinki with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

You can fly from Rovaniemi to Helsinki in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from Rovaniemi in February, things will get a bit warmer in Helsinki: highs are around 0°C and lows about -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Outdoors Theme Parks

Side Trip

Nuuksio National Park
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Nuuksio National Park ©
Nuuksio National Park
Aurinkolahti Beach ©
Aurinkolahti Beach

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