8 days in Rovaniemi & Turku Itinerary

8 days in Rovaniemi & Turku Itinerary

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Rovaniemi
— 4 nights
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Turku
— 3 nights
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Rovaniemi

Official Hometown of Santa Claus

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Rovaniemi Church and Kemi Church will appeal to history buffs. Museum-lovers will get to explore Arktikum and Museum - Gallery Alariesto. Step out of Rovaniemi to go to Luosto and see Kopara Reindeer Park, which is approximately 1h 35 min away. Next up on the itinerary: see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Office, get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, and relax in the rural setting at Napapiirin Porofarmi.

To find ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Rovaniemi trip itinerary maker tool.

Helsinki to Rovaniemi is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also take a train; or drive. While traveling from Helsinki, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Rovaniemi, ranging from highs of 18°C to lows of 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) to allow time to travel to Turku.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Wildlife · Parks · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trips

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Safari
Safaris
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Arktikum ©
History Museum
Arktikum
4.1
Arctic Emotions Oy ©
Wildlife Area
Arctic Emotions Oy
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Turku

Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
You'll explore and learn at Turku Castle and Ett Hem Museum. Turku Cathedral and Kylamaki Village of Living History are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Get out of town with these interesting Turku side-trips: Rauma (Old Rauma & The Church of the Holy Cross). The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo, brush up on your military savvy at Forum Marinum Maritime Centre, get your game on at Moomin World, and admire the landmark architecture of St Henry's Ecumenical Art Chappel.

For where to stay, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Turku online trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Rovaniemi to Turku takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In June in Turku, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Turku

Museums · Historic Sites · Fun & Games

Side Trips

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Turku Castle ©
Castle
Turku Castle
4.5
Turku Cathedral ©
Religious Site
Turku Cathedral
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Old Rauma ©
World heritage site
Old Rauma
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