11 days in Helsinki & Rovaniemi Itinerary

11 days in Helsinki & Rovaniemi Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Helsinki
— 3 nights
2
Rovaniemi
— 4 nights
3
Helsinki
— 2 nights

3
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.
Pack the 28th (Thu) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. There's lots more to do: brush up on your military savvy at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, admire the masterpieces at Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma, don't miss a visit to Senate Square, and pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral.

For reviews, maps, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Helsinki online road trip planner.

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Helsinki is an approximately 10-hour flight. You can also drive. Traveling from Dubai to Helsinki, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for cooler weather when traveling from Dubai in March: high temperatures in Helsinki hover around °C and lows are around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) so you can travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Helsinki

Theme Parks Historic Sites Museums
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

4
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: make a trip to Santa Claus Village, take an in-depth tour of Arktikum, get in on the family fun at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus, and stroll the grounds of German Soldier s Cemetery.

For traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Rovaniemi online itinerary planner.

You can fly from Helsinki to Rovaniemi in 4.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. Traveling from Helsinki in March, things will get little chillier in Rovaniemi: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) early enough to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Wildlife Theme Parks Museums
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Safaris
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Arktikum ©
Arktikum

2
nights
Helsinki

Helsinki ©
See even more of Helsinki: get engrossed in the history at The National Museum of Finland, take a stroll through Katajanokka, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, and get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum (Luonnontieteellinen Museo).

To see more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Helsinki day trip website.

Fly from Rovaniemi to Helsinki in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Rovaniemi in April, with highs in Helsinki at °C and lows at °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Vantaa Art Museum
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Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum
The National Museum of Finland ©
The National Museum of Finland
Old Market Hall ©
Old Market Hall

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