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 15​min
1
Rovaniemi
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h
2
Helsinki
— 7 nights
Fly:  6​h
End: London

1
night
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Wed): stop by Your Piece Of Finland.

To see maps, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Rovaniemi journey app .

London, UK to Rovaniemi is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive; 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 slightly colder days and about the same nights in Rovaniemi: temperatures range from 22°C by day to 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Thu) so you can travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
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Feelapland ©
Feelapland
Your Piece Of Finland ©
Your Piece Of Finland

7
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.
Head to Hakaniemi Market and Taiga Colorsfor some retail therapy. Step out of the city life by going to Nuuksio National Park and Teijo National Park. Venture out of the city with trips to Bellevue Beach (in Hanko), Porvoo (Castle Hill & Porvoo Old Town) and Arboretum Mustila (in Elimaki). There's still lots to do: take a peaceful walk through Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area, take in the spiritual surroundings of Rock Church, wander the streets of Linden Esplanade, and brush up on your military savvy at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna.

To see other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Helsinki road trip website .

Fly from Rovaniemi to Helsinki in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. When traveling from Rovaniemi in August, plan for a bit warmer days in Helsinki, with highs around 24°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Espoo, Porvoo, Bellevue Beach, Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area, Teijo National Park
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Nuuksio National Park ©
Nuuksio National Park
Arboretum Mustila ©
Arboretum Mustila
Teijo National Park ©
Teijo National Park

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