9 days in Helsinki, Rovaniemi & Hameenlinna Itinerary

9 days in Helsinki, Rovaniemi & Hameenlinna Itinerary

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1
Helsinki
— 1 night
2
Rovaniemi
— 4 nights
3
Hameenlinna
— 3 nights

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Tue): take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), don't miss a visit to Senate Square, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, thenadmire the striking features of Temppeliaukio Church, and finally step into the grandiose world of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna.

To find photos, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, use the Helsinki journey builder.

If you are flying in from United Arab Emirates, the closest major aiports are Helsinki Vantaa Airport, Turku Airport and Tampere-Pirkkala Airport. In July, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) so you can travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Museums
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
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.
Step out of Rovaniemi with an excursion to Pyha-Luosto National Park in Pyhatunturi--about 1h 35 min away. And it doesn't end there: don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village, explore the fascinating underground world of Syvasenvaara Fell, look for gifts at LAURI Handicraft Shop & Atelier, and find something for the whole family at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus.

To see more things to do, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read our Rovaniemi online holiday builder.

You can fly from Helsinki to Rovaniemi in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around °C in July, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) so you can travel to Hameenlinna.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Pyha-Luosto National Park
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Pyha-Luosto National Park ©
Pyha-Luosto National Park
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Arktikum ©
Arktikum

3
nights
Hameenlinna

Hameenlinna ©
Hämeenlinna is a city and municipality of about inhabitants in the heart of the historical province of Häme in the south of Finland. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Hameenlinna: Tampere (Sarkanniemi Theme Park, Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower, &more). The adventure continues: find something for the whole family at Ahvenisto, step into the grandiose world of Hame Castle, examine the collection at Museo Militaria, and stroll around Aulanko.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, go to the Hameenlinna online trip itinerary maker.

You can fly from Rovaniemi to Hameenlinna in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In July, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) early enough to go by car back home.

Things to do in Hameenlinna

Museums Parks Theme Parks

Side Trip

Tampere
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Sarkanniemi Theme Park ©
Sarkanniemi Theme Park
Vapriikin Museokeskus ©
Vapriikin Museokeskus
Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower ©
Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower

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