8 days in Rovaniemi & Helsinki Itinerary

8 days in Rovaniemi & Helsinki Itinerary

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Start: Helsinki
Fly:  4 h 15 min
1
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Fly:  4 h 15 min
2
Helsinki
— 5 nights
End: Helsinki

2
nights
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 12th (Thu): make a trip to Lordi's Square, thensee exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, thendon't miss a visit to Santa Claus Office, and finally make a trip to Santa Claus Village. On your second day here, find something for the whole family at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus, get engrossed in the history at Arktikum, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Rovaniemi Church.

For other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read our Rovaniemi trip itinerary builder site.

Helsinki to Rovaniemi is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also take a train; or drive. In July, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) so you can travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks Wildlife Tours
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SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus ©
SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Safaris

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.
Take a break from Helsinki with a short trip to Nuuksio National Park in Espoo, about 48 minutes away. Pack the 15th (Sun) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. Next up on the itinerary: admire the striking features of Temppeliaukio Church, explore the historical opulence of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, get to know the resident critters at Korkeasaari Zoo, and explore the galleries of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum.

To find maps, ratings, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Helsinki online day trip planner.

Getting from Rovaniemi to Helsinki by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. In July, daily temperatures in Helsinki can reach 25°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Theme Parks Nature

Side Trip

Nuuksio National Park
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Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Nuuksio National Park ©
Nuuksio National Park
Linnanmaki Amusement Park ©
Linnanmaki Amusement Park

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