11 days in Helsinki & Rovaniemi Itinerary

11 days in Helsinki & Rovaniemi Itinerary

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11 days in Helsinki & Rovaniemi Itinerary

Start: Colombo
Fly:  13 h 30 min
1
Helsinki
— Few hours
Fly:  13 h 30 min
2
Rovaniemi
— 3 nights
Fly:  13 h
3
Helsinki
— 4 nights
Fly:  15 h 30 min
End: Colombo

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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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Liopro Finland - Handmade Souvenir, Artisaani and Helsinki Central Railway Station. Start off your visit on the 16th (Mon): stop by Liopro Finland - Handmade Souvenir, stop by Artisaani, and then admire the landmark architecture of Helsinki Central Railway Station.

To find maps, ratings, and tourist information, use the Helsinki route tool .

Colombo, Sri Lanka to Helsinki is an approximately 15-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight and ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from Colombo to Helsinki is minus 3 hours. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from Colombo in December; daily highs in Helsinki reach 3°C and lows reach -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) so you can travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Helsinki

Shopping
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Artisaani ©
Artisaani
Helsinki Central Railway Station ©
Helsinki Central Railway Station
Liopro Finland - Handmade Souvenir ©
Liopro Finland - Handmade Souvenir

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nights
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Ranua Zoo, SnowCastle of Kemi, Snowman World Igloo Hotel, and other attractions you added.

To find where to stay, photos, ratings, and tourist information, read Rovaniemi online route planner .

You can fly from Helsinki to Rovaniemi in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Helsinki in December, with highs in Rovaniemi at -6°C and lows at -13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) early enough to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Wildlife Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

Ranua Zoo, Northern Lights Riders, SnowCastle of Kemi
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Safaris
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Wild About Lapland ©
Wild About Lapland

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nights
Helsinki

Helsinki ©
You've added Hop'n Shake Helsinki Tours, Old Market Hall, Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, and other attractions to your itinerary. See some other sides of Helsinki: admire the striking features of Temppeliaukio Church, take an in-depth tour of The National Museum of Finland, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali).

For maps, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Helsinki travel route app .

Traveling by flight from Rovaniemi to Helsinki takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from Rovaniemi in December, expect Helsinki to be somewhat warmer, temps between 3°C and -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Shopping Museums
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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