6 days in Helsinki & Lapland Itinerary

6 days in Helsinki & Lapland Itinerary

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Helsinki
— 2 nights
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Rovaniemi
— 1 night

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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 20th (Wed): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali). On the 21st (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the spiritual surroundings of Temppeliaukio Church, explore the historical opulence of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, visit Katajanokka, then pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, and finally browse the eclectic array of goods at Old Market Hall.

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Helsinki is an approximately 10-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference moving from Gulf Standard Time (GST) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET) is minus 2 hours. Prepare for much colder weather when traveling from Dubai in March: high temperatures in Helsinki hover around 3°C and lows are around -5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) so you can travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trip

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

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Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
On the 23rd (Sat), pause for some serene contemplation at Rovaniemi Church, then get engrossed in the history at Arktikum, then see Santa Claus Office, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas.

To find reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Rovaniemi trip planner.

Fly from Helsinki to Rovaniemi in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Helsinki in March; daily highs in Rovaniemi reach -1°C and lows reach -9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife
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Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Rovaniemi Church ©
Rovaniemi Church

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