5 days in Rovaniemi & Helsinki Itinerary

5 days in Rovaniemi & Helsinki Itinerary

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5 days in Rovaniemi & Helsinki Itinerary

Start: Muscat
Fly:  13​h 45​min
1
Rovaniemi
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h
2
Helsinki
— 3 nights
Fly:  9​h 30​min
End: Muscat

1
night
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Sat): stop by LAURI Handicraft Shop & Atelier, take an exotic tour of a safari tour, Head underground at Syvasenvaara Fell, then see Santa Claus Office, and finally don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village.

To see reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Rovaniemi vacation maker site .

Muscat, Oman to Rovaniemi is an approximately 14-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone changes from Gulf Standard Time to Eastern European Time, which is usually a -2 hour difference. Plan for colder temperatures traveling from Muscat in November, with highs in Rovaniemi at -2°C and lows at -7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) so you can travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
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Safaris
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Santa Claus Office ©
Santa Claus Office

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Sun): stroll around Nuuksio National Park, admire the masterpieces at Kansallisgalleria, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Mon): take a stroll through Katajanokka, learn about all things military at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, then admire the striking features of Temppeliaukion Church, and finally steep yourself in history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum.

For where to stay, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Helsinki trip itinerary maker app .

Traveling by flight from Rovaniemi to Helsinki takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Rovaniemi in November; daily highs in Helsinki reach 5°C and lows reach 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trip

Nuuksio National Park
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Nuuksio National Park ©
Nuuksio National Park
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church

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