9 days in Finland Itinerary

9 days in Finland Itinerary

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1
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
2
Helsinki
— 6 nights

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 4th (Mon): find something for the whole family at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus, see Santa Claus Office, and then don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village. On the 5th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas and then make a trip to Lordi's Square.

For other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Rovaniemi day trip site.

Rome, Italy to Rovaniemi is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Rome to Rovaniemi is 1 hour. Traveling from Rome in December, expect Rovaniemi to be much colder, temps between °C and °C. On the 5th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

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SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus ©
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
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6
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.
Kids will enjoy Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Temppeliaukio Church. Pack the 7th (Thu) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. Next up on the itinerary: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, get to know the fascinating history of The Esplanadi Park, get engrossed in the history at The National Museum of Finland, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kamppi Chapel of Silence.

For photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Helsinki trip planner.

Fly from Rovaniemi to Helsinki in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In December, Helsinki is a bit warmer than Rovaniemi - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Linnanmaki Amusement Park ©
Linnanmaki Amusement Park
Korkeasaari Zoo ©
Korkeasaari Zoo

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