6 days in Helsinki & Rovaniemi Itinerary

6 days in Helsinki & Rovaniemi Itinerary

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6 days in Helsinki & Rovaniemi Itinerary

Start: Dubai
1
Helsinki
— 1 night
+2
Fly + bus + train:  13​h
2
Rovaniemi
— 3 nights
Fly:  12​h 30​min
End: Dubai

1
night
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.
Hop'n Shake Helsinki Tours has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 27th (Sun): pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, make a trip to Senate Square, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Rock Church, then appreciate the history behind Sibelius Monument, and finally get a taste of local nightlife at Hop'n Shake Helsinki Tours. On your second day here, look for gifts at Taiga Colors, then admire the masterpieces at Kansallisgalleria, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kamppi Chapel of Silence.

For where to stay, photos, maps, and tourist information, use the Helsinki visit planner.

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Helsinki is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and ferry; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Dubai to Helsinki. Traveling from Dubai in January, things will get cooler in Helsinki: highs are around -3°C and lows about -9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Mon) early enough to travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Helsinki

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Rock Church ©
Rock Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral
Senate Square ©
Senate Square

3
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Rovaniemi is known for theme parks, museums, fun & games, nightlife, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: find something for the whole family at Santa Claus Village, explore the fascinating underground world of Syvasenvaara Fell, examine the collection at Christmas House Santa, and get curious at Pilke Science Centre.

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You can fly from Helsinki to Rovaniemi in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Helsinki in January, expect Rovaniemi to be a bit cooler, temps between -10°C and -17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Museums Tours Wildlife
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Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
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