12 days in Finland Itinerary

12 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Dubai
Fly:  31 h
1
Helsinki
— 3 nights
Fly:  1 h 30 min
2
Joensuu
— 3 nights
Fly:  4 h
3
Rovaniemi
— 3 nights
Fly:  9 h
End: Dubai

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.
On the 16th (Sat), don't miss a visit to Senate Square. Here are some ideas for day two: step into the grandiose world of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, look for gifts at Liopro Finland - Handmade Souvenir, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Nuuksio National Park, find something for the whole family at Linnanmaki Amusement Park, thenadmire the landmark architecture of Temppeliaukio Church, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Kamppi Chapel of Silence.

For reviews, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Helsinki travel 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. Traveling from Dubai in November, expect Helsinki to be cooler, temps between 5°C and 0°C. On the 19th (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Joensuu.

Things to do in Helsinki

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Side Trip

Nuuksio National Park
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Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Nuuksio National Park ©
Nuuksio National Park
Linnanmaki Amusement Park ©
Linnanmaki Amusement Park

3
nights
Joensuu

Joensuu ©
Joensuu is a city and municipality in North Karelia in the province of Eastern Finland. Get out of town with these interesting Joensuu side-trips: Koli National Park (Pielinen, Ukko-Koli Hill, &more). There's still lots to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Joensuu Church, hunt for treasures at Joensuun Tori (Joensuu Market), and stop by Taitokortteli.

For other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read Joensuu trip maker website.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Helsinki to Joensuu. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Helsinki in November: high temperatures in Joensuu hover around 1°C and lows are around -3°C. You will have some time to spend on the 22nd (Fri) before leaving for Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Joensuu

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Koli National Park
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Ukko-Koli Hill ©
Ukko-Koli Hill
Pielinen ©
Pielinen
Joensuu Church ©
Joensuu Church

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Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
When in Rovaniemi, make a side trip to see Luosto Adventures in Luosto, approximately Luosto away. There's much more to do: don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village, look for all kinds of wild species at Napapiirin Porofarmi, wander the wide-open spaces of Orbas Reindeer Farm, and explore the different monuments and memorials at German Soldier s Cemetery.

For where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Rovaniemi trip maker app.

Explore your travel options from Joensuu to Rovaniemi with the Route module. In November, Rovaniemi is a bit cooler than Joensuu - with highs of -2°C and lows of -7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trip

Luosto Adventures
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Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Santa Claus Office ©
Santa Claus Office

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