9 days in Helsinki & Rovaniemi Itinerary

9 days in Helsinki & Rovaniemi Itinerary

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9 days in Helsinki & Rovaniemi Itinerary

Start: Paphos
Fly:  7​h 15​min
1
Helsinki
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h
2
Rovaniemi
— 4 nights
Fly:  9​h 45​min
End: Paphos

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.
Pack the 2nd (Wed) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. There's much more to do: admire the landmark architecture of Rock Church, admire the masterpieces at Kansallisgalleria, take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), and don't miss a visit to Senate Square.

For ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Helsinki vacation maker site .

Paphos, Cyprus to Helsinki is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and ferry; or do a combination of bus and flight. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from Paphos in December; daily highs in Helsinki reach 3°C and lows reach -3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) so you can travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Helsinki

#Historic Sites, #Museums, #Theme Parks
Find places to stay Dec 30 — Jan 3:
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Rock Church ©
Rock Church
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

4
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Rovaniemi is known for theme parks, museums, fun & games, nightlife, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: find something for the whole family at Santa Claus Village, get engrossed in the history at Arktikum, have fun at Snowman World Igloo Hotel, and head outdoors with TravelHouse.

To see reviews, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Rovaniemi travel itinerary planner .

You can fly from Helsinki to Rovaniemi in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Helsinki in January, with highs in Rovaniemi at -10°C and lows at -17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Mon) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

#Theme Parks, #Outdoors, #Tours
Find places to stay Jan 3 — 7:
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Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Safaris
Santa Claus Office ©
Santa Claus Office

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