9 days in Helsinki, Oulu & Rovaniemi Itinerary

9 days in Helsinki, Oulu & Rovaniemi Itinerary

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Helsinki
— 3 nights
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Oulu
— 2 nights
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Rovaniemi
— 1 night

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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.
Change things up with a short trip to Nuuksio National Park in Espoo (about 48 minutes away). The adventure continues: step into the grandiose world of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, have some family-friendly fun at Labyrinth Games Room Escape, pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, and admire the landmark architecture of Temppeliaukio Church.

To see ratings, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Helsinki online tour planner.

Singapore, Singapore to Helsinki is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Singapore to Helsinki is minus 6 hours. Traveling from Singapore in January, things will get cooler in Helsinki: highs are around -3°C and lows about -9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Oulu.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums

Side Trips

Vantaa Art Museum, Nuuksio National Park
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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Oulu

Oulu ©
Oulu is a city and municipality of inhabitants in the region of Northern Ostrobothnia, Finland. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Sun): tour the pleasant surroundings at Nallikari Beach, see the interesting displays at Pohjois-Pohjanmaan museo, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, admire the striking features of Oulu Cathedral, then appreciate the history behind Toripolliisi, and finally browse the eclectic array of goods at Kauppahalli. On the 20th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at Turkansaaren Ulkomuseo, then walk around Hupisaaret Park, then see the interesting displays at Oulun Taidemuseo, and finally stroll around Ainolan Puisto.

For ratings, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Oulu trip maker.

Traveling by flight from Helsinki to Oulu takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Helsinki in January, things will get little chillier in Oulu: highs are around -7°C and lows about -14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) so you can catch the train to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Oulu

Museums · Parks · Wildlife
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Turkansaaren Ulkomuseo ©
Turkansaaren Ulkomuseo
Pohjois-Pohjanmaan museo ©
Pohjois-Pohjanmaan museo
Room Escape Games

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Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
On the 21st (Tue), see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, then enjoy some diversion at Santa Claus Office, and then don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village.

For ratings, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Rovaniemi trip itinerary maker tool.

You can take a train from Oulu to Rovaniemi in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Oulu in January: highs in Rovaniemi hover around -10°C, while lows dip to -17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours
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Safaris
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Santa Claus Office ©
Santa Claus Office

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