9 days in Helsinki Region & Rovaniemi Itinerary

9 days in Helsinki Region & Rovaniemi Itinerary

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9 days in Helsinki Region & Rovaniemi Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly:  15 h 15 min
1
Helsinki
— 5 nights
Fly + Bus:  4 h 15 min
2
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Bus + Fly:  18 h 15 min
End: Singapore

5
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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Fortress of Suomenlinna and Rock Church. Take a break from Helsinki with a short trip to Nuuksio National Park in Espoo, about 48 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: kick back and relax at Aurinkolahti Beach, stroll through Hietaranta Beach, get to know the fascinating history of The Esplanadi Park, and perfect your strike at Flamingo Entertainment Centre.

Before you visit Helsinki, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Singapore, Singapore to Helsinki is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and ferry; or do a combination of flight and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 6 hours traveling from Singapore to Helsinki. Traveling from Singapore in November, things will get much colder in Helsinki: highs are around 5°C and lows about 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Historic Sites Beaches

Side Trips

Nuuksio National Park, Flamingo Entertainment Center
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

2
nights
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
On the 22nd (Thu), make a trip to Marttiinin Wanha Tehdas, see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, then see Santa Claus Office, and finally find something for the whole family at Santa Claus Village. Keep things going the next day: find something for the whole family at SantaPark and then get engrossed in the history at Arktikum.

To find maps, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Rovaniemi day trip tool .

You can fly from Helsinki to Rovaniemi in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Helsinki in November; daily highs in Rovaniemi reach -2°C and lows reach -7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

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

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