9 days in Helsinki & Rovaniemi Itinerary

9 days in Helsinki & Rovaniemi Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Helsinki
— 4 nights
2
Rovaniemi
— 4 nights

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.
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Temppeliaukio Church are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Discover out-of-the-way places like Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and Mannerheim Museum. Explore Helsinki's surroundings by going to Porvoo (Castle Hill & Cathedral of Porvoo) and Nuuksio National Park (in Espoo). There's lots more to do: explore the world behind art at Kansallisgalleria, pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, appreciate the extensive heritage of The Esplanadi Park, and admire the striking features of Johannes Church.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Helsinki trip maker site.

June in Helsinki sees daily highs of 21°C and lows of 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature

Side Trips

Porvoo, Nuuksio National Park
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Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Mannerheim Museum ©
Mannerheim Museum

4
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Rovaniemi Church and Santa's House of Snowmobiles are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Step off the beaten path and head to German Soldier s Cemetery and Rovaniemi City Library. There's much more to do: take an in-depth tour of Arktikum, stop by Your Piece Of Finland, and see the top attractions with Feelapland.

To find where to stay, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Rovaniemi sightseeing planner.

Getting from Helsinki to Rovaniemi by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. When traveling from Helsinki in June, plan for slightly colder days in Rovaniemi, with highs around 18°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 9°C. You will leave for home on the 28th (Fri).

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours
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Santa's House of Snowmobiles ©
Santa's House of Snowmobiles
Rovaniemi Church ©
Rovaniemi Church
German Soldier s Cemetery ©
German Soldier s Cemetery

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