9 days in Rovaniemi & Helsinki Itinerary

9 days in Rovaniemi & Helsinki Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Tallinn
Fly:  5 h 45 min
1
Rovaniemi
— 3 nights
Bus + Fly:  4 h
2
Helsinki
— 5 nights
Ferry:  1 h 45 min
End: Tallinn

3
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Get in touch with nature at Nature & Wildlife Tours and Napapiirin Porofarmi. Visit Rovaniemi Church and Kemi Church for their historical value. Venture out of the city with trips to Church of Sodankyla (in Sodankyla), Tornio Church (in Tornio) and Kotielainpuisto Arkadia (in Simo). There's more to do: get out on two wheels at Luosto Adventures and pause for some serene contemplation at Rovaniemen ortodoksinen kirkko.

For ratings, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Rovaniemi online attractions planner.

Tallinn, Estonia to Rovaniemi is an approximately 5.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of ferry and flight; or drive. In July, daily temperatures in Rovaniemi can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Wildlife Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Church of Sodankyla, Kemi Church, Tornio Church, Kotielainpuisto Arkadia, Luosto Adventures
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Kotielainpuisto Arkadia ©
Kotielainpuisto Arkadia
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Rovaniemi Church ©
Rovaniemi Church

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 some cultural insight at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum. Step out of the city life by going to Aurlahti Beach and Arboretum Mustila. Venture out of the city with trips to Heureka (in Vantaa), Hameenlinna Church (in Hameenlinna) and Laurinmaki Crofter's Museum (in Janakkala). There's still lots to do: contemplate the long history of The Aalto House, take in the spiritual surroundings of Johannes Church, admire the landmark architecture of Cathedral of Porvoo, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Castle Hill.

To see ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Helsinki online driving holiday planner.

Do a combination of bus and flight from Rovaniemi to Helsinki in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In July in Helsinki, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) early enough to ride a ferry back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Porvoo, Heureka, Hameenlinna Church, Arboretum Mustila, Aurlahti Beach
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Mannerheim Museum ©
Mannerheim Museum
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum

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