9 days in Rovaniemi, Kuopio & Helsinki Itinerary

9 days in Rovaniemi, Kuopio & Helsinki Itinerary

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Rovaniemi

— 2 nights

Official Hometown of Santa Claus

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Mon): stop by Your Piece Of Finland. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: make a trip to Lordi's Square, take an exotic tour of a safari tour, then make a trip to Santa Claus Office, and finally don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Rovaniemi trip itinerary planner.

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Rovaniemi is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Amsterdam to Rovaniemi is 1 hour. In July, Rovaniemi is a bit cooler than Amsterdam - with highs of 22°C and lows of 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) so you can travel to Kuopio.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks · Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife
Find places to stay Jul 30 — Aug 1:

Kuopio

— 1 night
Kuopio is a city and a municipality located in the region of Northern Savonia, Finland. On the 2nd (Thu), test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, learn about all things military at Kuopio War Veteran Museum, then stop by Pikku Pietarin Torikuja, then get a sense of history and politics at Kuopio Market City Hall, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Puijo Tower. Here are some ideas for day two: pause for some serene contemplation at Lutheran Cathedral, see the interesting displays at Kulttuurihistoriallinen Museo, then see the interesting displays at Kuopion Korttelimuseo, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Valkeisenlampi.

To see more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Kuopio itinerary builder tool.

Traveling by flight from Rovaniemi to Kuopio takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In August, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) so you can travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Kuopio

Museums · Historic Sites · Nature · Parks
Find places to stay Aug 1 — 3:

Helsinki

— 4 nights

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.
Pack the 5th (Sun) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. There's still lots to do: explore the historical opulence of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, make a trip to Senate Square, take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), and walk around The Esplanadi Park.

To find maps, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Helsinki holiday builder app.

You can fly from Kuopio to Helsinki in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. August in Helsinki sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks · Theme Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors
Find places to stay Aug 3 — 7: