5 days in Rovaniemi & Helsinki Region Itinerary

5 days in Rovaniemi & Helsinki Region Itinerary

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5 days in Rovaniemi & Helsinki Region Itinerary

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

1
day
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Fri): stop by LAURI Handicraft Shop & Atelier, then look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, then don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Office, and finally make a trip to Santa Claus Village.

To see reviews, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Rovaniemi travel itinerary planner .

Muscat, Oman to Rovaniemi is an approximately 13-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Muscat to Rovaniemi. Traveling from Muscat in June, things will get cooler in Rovaniemi: highs are around 18°C and lows about 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

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

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.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Sat): take a stroll through Katajanokka, pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, look for gifts at Liopro Finland - Handmade Souvenir, hunt for treasures at Market Square Kauppatori, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temppeliaukion Church, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Kamppi Chapel of Silence. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: walk around Nuuksio National Park.

To see where to stay, maps, and tourist information, use the Helsinki driving holiday planner .

Fly from Rovaniemi to Helsinki in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In June, daily temperatures in Helsinki can reach 21°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Mon) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Nuuksio National Park
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Temppeliaukion Church ©
Temppeliaukion Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna

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