15 days in Helsinki, Salla & Rovaniemi Itinerary

15 days in Helsinki, Salla & Rovaniemi Itinerary

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Helsinki
— 7 nights
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Salla
— 3 nights
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Rovaniemi
— 4 nights

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Helsinki

Helsinki ©

Daughter of the Baltic

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.
Get outdoors at Bellevue Beach and Nuuksio National Park. Explore Helsinki's surroundings by going to Inkoon kirkko (in Inkoo), Tampere (Amuri Museum of Workers' Housing, Spas, &more) and Hanko Water Tower (in Hanko). Next up on the itinerary: admire the landmark architecture of Temppeliaukio Church, enjoy the sand and surf at Aurinkolahti Beach, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Stadin Panimo, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali).

To see more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Helsinki trip itinerary planning site.

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Helsinki is an approximately 10-hour flight. You can also drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Dubai to Helsinki. Traveling from Dubai in November, expect Helsinki to be colder, temps between 5°C and 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) early enough to travel to Salla.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

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Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Nuuksio National Park ©
Nuuksio National Park
Bellevue Beach ©
Bellevue Beach

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Salla

Salla ©
Salla is a municipality of Finland, located in Lapland. Step out of the city life by going to Pyha-Luosto National Park and Salla Ski Resort. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Salla: Joutsijarven Bunkkerit (in Kemijarvi), Amethyst Mine Lapland (in Luosto) and Kiutakongas Rapids (in Kuusamo). It doesn't end there: take an in-depth tour of Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction and steep yourself in history at Paikanselan Taistelualue.

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Explore your travel options from Helsinki to Salla with the Route module. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Helsinki in November: high temperatures in Salla hover around -1°C and lows are around -7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Salla

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Winter Sports

Side Trips

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Pyha-Luosto National Park ©
Pyha-Luosto National Park
Salla Ski Resort ©
Salla Ski Resort
Kiutakongas Rapids ©
Kiutakongas Rapids

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Rovaniemi

Official Hometown of Santa Claus

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Step out of the city life by going to Safaris and Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy. The adventure continues: make a trip to Santa Claus Village, have fun at Santa Claus Office, look for all kinds of wild species at Napapiirin Porofarmi, and examine the collection at Santa's House of Snowmobiles.

To find reviews, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Rovaniemi online tour builder.

Traveling by car from Salla to Rovaniemi takes 2 hours. In November, daily temperatures in Rovaniemi can reach -2°C, while at night they dip to -7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Winter Sports
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Safaris
Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy ©
Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village