15 days in Helsinki, Salla & Rovaniemi Itinerary

15 days in Helsinki, Salla & Rovaniemi Itinerary

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Helsinki
— 7 nights
Fly to Kuusamo Airport, Drive to Salla
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Salla
— 3 nights
Drive
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Rovaniemi
— 4 nights
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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 Aurinkolahti Beach. Explore Helsinki's surroundings by going to Tampere (Amuri Museum of Workers' Housing, Spas, &more), Inkoon kirkko (in Inkoo) and Hanko Water Tower (in Hanko). Next up on the itinerary: admire the landmark architecture of Temppeliaukio Church, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, and explore the striking landscape of Nuuksio National Park.

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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Salla

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

For photos, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Salla trip itinerary planning website.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Helsinki to Salla. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Helsinki in November; daily highs in Salla reach -1°C and lows reach -7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) so you can travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Salla

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Winter Sports

Side Trips

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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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