9 days in Helsinki & Rovaniemi Itinerary

9 days in Helsinki & Rovaniemi Itinerary

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9 days in Helsinki & Rovaniemi Itinerary

Start: Kiev
+2
shuttle + foot + Fly:  5​h 45​min
1
Helsinki
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h
2
Rovaniemi
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h
3
Helsinki
— 2 nights
+2
Fly + foot + shuttle:  5​h 45​min
End: Kiev

2
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.
Escape the urban bustle at Nuuksio National Park and Hietaranta Beach. The adventure continues: learn about all things military at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, take a stroll through Katajanokka, take in the spiritual surroundings of Rock Church, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Helsinki trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Kiev, Ukraine to Helsinki is an approximately 6-hour combination of shuttle and flight. You can also fly; or drive. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Kiev in March: high temperatures in Helsinki hover around 37°F and lows are around 23°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) early enough to travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Nuuksio National Park
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Nuuksio National Park ©
Nuuksio National Park
Katajanokka ©
Katajanokka

3
nights
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 Santa Claus Village, then see Santa Claus Office, then stop by LAURI, and finally take an exotic tour of a safari tour. Here are some ideas for day two: get in on the family fun at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus, then Head underground at Syvasenvaara Fell, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Rovaniemi Church.

For where to stay, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read Rovaniemi trip itinerary planning site .

Fly from Helsinki to Rovaniemi in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Helsinki in March; daily highs in Rovaniemi reach 30°F and lows reach 17°F. On the 6th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks Wildlife Tours
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Safaris
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Arktikum ©
Arktikum

2
nights
Helsinki

Helsinki ©
On your second day here, get to know the fascinating history of The Esplanadi Park, don't miss a visit to Senate Square, then admire nature's wide array of creatures at Korkeasaari Zoo, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kamppi Chapel of Silence.

To find where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Helsinki trip site .

Fly from Rovaniemi to Helsinki in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Rovaniemi in March; daily highs in Helsinki reach 37°F and lows reach 23°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Sipoonkorven Kansallispuisto
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The Esplanadi Park ©
The Esplanadi Park
Senate Square ©
Senate Square
Kamppi Chapel of Silence ©
Kamppi Chapel of Silence

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