8 days in Rovaniemi & Helsinki Itinerary

8 days in Rovaniemi & Helsinki Itinerary

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Rovaniemi
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Helsinki
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Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©

Official Hometown of Santa Claus

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Sat): look for all kinds of wild species at Napapiirin Porofarmi, revel in the low prices at Marttiini Store Old Factory, and then identify plant and animal life at Arctic Emotions Oy. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the fascinating underground world of Syvasenvaara Fell, then stroll the grounds of German Soldier s Cemetery, and then catch all the local highlights with Feelapland.

To find ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Rovaniemi trip planner.

Tel Aviv, Israel to Rovaniemi is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. Traveling from Tel Aviv in May, things will get cooler in Rovaniemi: highs are around 12°C and lows about 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) so you can travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Wildlife · Parks · Outdoors · Tours
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Arctic Emotions Oy ©
Arctic Emotions Oy
German Soldier s Cemetery ©
German Soldier s Cemetery
Marttiini Store Old Factory ©
Marttiini Store Old Factory

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Helsinki

Helsinki ©

Daughter of the Baltic

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.
Visiting Bellevue Beach and Katri Valan Puisto will get you outdoors. Get some historical perspective at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Temppeliaukio Church. Venture out of the city with trips to Porvoo (Cathedral of Porvoo & Porvoo Old Town), Nuuksio National Park (in Espoo) and Fagervik Church (in Raseborg). The adventure continues: get engrossed in the history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, browse the exhibits of Mannerheim Museum, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Kamppi Chapel of Silence.

To see photos, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Helsinki online journey planner.

Fly from Rovaniemi to Helsinki in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Rovaniemi in May: high temperatures in Helsinki hover around 18°C and lows are around 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Nuuksio National Park ©
Nuuksio National Park
Mannerheim Museum ©
Mannerheim Museum

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