9 days in Finland Itinerary

9 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Rovaniemi
— 4 nights
2
Helsinki
— 4 nights

4
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Step out of Rovaniemi with an excursion to Ranua Zoo in Ranua--about 1h 5 min away. Next up on the itinerary: don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village, get curious at Pilke Science Centre, examine the collection at Christmas House Santa, and see Santa Claus Office.

For photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Rovaniemi trip itinerary planner.

Tel Aviv, Israel to Rovaniemi is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from Tel Aviv in December: high temperatures in Rovaniemi hover around -6°C and lows are around -13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) early enough to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Museums · Parks · Theme Parks

Side Trip

Ranua Zoo
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Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus ©
SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus

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.
Helsinki is known for historic sites, shopping, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the galleries of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temppeliaukio Church, take an in-depth tour of The National Museum of Finland, and don't miss a visit to Senate Square.

For more things to do, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Helsinki trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from Rovaniemi to Helsinki in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Rovaniemi in December; daily highs in Helsinki reach 3°C and lows reach -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites · Museums · Scenic Drive

Side Trip

King's Road
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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