10 days in Helsinki & Rovaniemi Itinerary

10 days in Helsinki & Rovaniemi Itinerary

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1
Helsinki
— 5 nights
2
Rovaniemi
— 3 nights

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.
Step out of Helsinki with an excursion to Nuuksio National Park in Espoo--about 48 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: expand your understanding of the military at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), stroll through The Esplanadi Park, and admire the masterpieces at Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma.

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Jakarta, Indonesia to Helsinki is an approximately 19.5-hour flight. You'll gain 5 hours traveling from Jakarta to Helsinki due to the time zone difference. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from Jakarta in February; daily highs in Helsinki reach 0°C and lows reach -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sun) early enough to travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums

Side Trips

King's Road, Nuuksio National Park
Highlights from your plan
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

3
nights
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Rovaniemi is known for wildlife, museums, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village, look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, get engrossed in the history at Arktikum, and see Santa Claus Office.

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You can fly from Helsinki to Rovaniemi in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Helsinki in March: high temperatures in Rovaniemi hover around -1°C and lows are around -9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours
Highlights from your plan
Safaris
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Arktikum ©
Arktikum

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