9 days in Rovaniemi & Helsinki Itinerary

9 days in Rovaniemi & Helsinki Itinerary

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9 days in Rovaniemi & Helsinki Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  6​h 45​min
1
Rovaniemi
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
2
Helsinki
— 5 nights
Fly:  6​h 15​min
End: London

3
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: get in on the family fun at Santa Claus Village, explore and take pictures at Lappi Areena, get engrossed in the history at Arktikum, and don't miss a visit to Marttiinin Wanha Tehdas.

To find where to stay, reviews, maps, and tourist information, go to the Rovaniemi trip itinerary maker .

London, UK to Rovaniemi is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of train and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from London to Rovaniemi. In December, Rovaniemi is cooler than London - with highs of -6°C and lows of -13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) so you can travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

#Theme Parks, #Nature, #Parks
Find places to stay Dec 29 — Jan 1:
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Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Safaris
Santa Claus Office ©
Santa Claus Office

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.
Pack the 4th (Fri) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. There's still lots to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Rock Church, stroll through The Esplanadi Park, explore the galleries of Fortress of Suomenlinna, and explore the world behind art at Kansallisgalleria.

To see traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read Helsinki tour itinerary planner .

Traveling by flight from Rovaniemi to Helsinki takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Rovaniemi in January: high temperatures in Helsinki hover around -3°C and lows are around -9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

#Parks, #Historic Sites, #Museums
Find places to stay Jan 1 — 6:
Highlights from your plan
Rock Church ©
Rock Church
Fortress of Suomenlinna ©
Fortress of Suomenlinna
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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