5 days in Helsinki & Rovaniemi Itinerary

5 days in Helsinki & Rovaniemi Itinerary

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5 days in Helsinki & Rovaniemi Itinerary

Start: Dubai
Fly:  9​h 30​min
Helsinki
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h
Rovaniemi
— 3 nights
Fly:  7​h 30​min
End: Amsterdam

1
night
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.
On the 15th (Wed), take in the spiritual surroundings of Rock Church, kick back and relax at Hietaranta Beach, then browse the exhibits of Fortress of Suomenlinna, and finally hunt for treasures at Old Market Hall.

To find more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Helsinki attractions planner .

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Helsinki is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and ferry; or drive. The time zone changes from Gulf Standard Time (GST) to Eastern European Time (EET), which is usually a -2 hour difference. Traveling from Dubai in August, things will get cooler in Helsinki: highs are around 24°C and lows about 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) so you can travel to Rovaniemi.

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Fortress of Suomenlinna ©
Fortress of Suomenlinna
Rock Church ©
Rock Church
Hietaranta Beach ©
Hietaranta Beach

3
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Rovaniemi is known for theme parks, museums, fun & games, nightlife, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take an exotic tour of a safari tour, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Rovaniemi Church, get outside with TravelHouse, and stop by Your Piece Of Finland.

To find ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Rovaniemi trip planner .

You can fly from Helsinki to Rovaniemi in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and train; or drive. When traveling from Helsinki in August, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Rovaniemi: temperatures range from 20°C by day to 11°C at night. On the 19th (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

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Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Safaris
Arktikum ©
Arktikum

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