9 days in Rovaniemi & Helsinki Itinerary

9 days in Rovaniemi & Helsinki Itinerary

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Rovaniemi
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Helsinki
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Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©

Official Hometown of Santa Claus

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Start off your visit on the 31st (Wed): look for gifts at Your Piece Of Finland.

To find maps, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Rovaniemi online route planner.

London, UK to Rovaniemi is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from London to Rovaniemi. When traveling from London in July, plan for little chillier days in Rovaniemi, with highs around 22°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Thu) early enough to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Nature
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Gift & Specialty Shop
Your Piece Of Finland
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Helsinki

Helsinki ©

Daughter of the Baltic

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.
Explore hidden gems such as Nuuksio National Park and Porvoo Old Town. Head to Hakaniemi Market and Taiga Colorsfor some retail therapy. Venture out of the city with trips to Castle Hill (in Porvoo), Arboretum Mustila (in Elimaki) and Bellevue Beach (in Hanko). Spend the 5th (Mon) exploring nature at Teijo National Park. Next up on the itinerary: browse the exhibits of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, go for a walk through Linden Esplanade, play a few rounds at Tapiola Golf, and deepen your knowledge of military history at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna.

For photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Helsinki trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Rovaniemi to Helsinki by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Rovaniemi in August: highs in Helsinki hover around 24°C, while lows dip to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trips

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Wildlife Area
Arboretum Mustila
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National Park
Teijo National Park
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