8 days in Finland Itinerary

8 days in Finland Itinerary

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8 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Abu Dhabi
Fly:  11​h 15​min
1
Helsinki
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h
2
Rovaniemi
— 4 nights
+2
Fly + train + bus:  13​h 15​min
End: Abu Dhabi

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.
Change things up with a short trip to Nuuksio National Park in Espoo (about 48 minutes away). There's much more to do: brush up on your military savvy at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), get engrossed in the history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, and stroll around The Esplanadi Park.

To see photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Helsinki tour planner .

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates to Helsinki is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Abu Dhabi to Helsinki. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from Abu Dhabi in November; daily highs in Helsinki reach 5°C and lows reach 0°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) so you can travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trip

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

4
nights
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Rovaniemi is known for wildlife, museums, fun & games, nightlife, and theme parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Santa Claus Village, pause for some serene contemplation at Rovaniemi Church, capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour, and look for gifts at LAURI Handicraft Shop & Atelier.

To see photos, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Rovaniemi trip itinerary planner .

Fly from Helsinki to Rovaniemi in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Helsinki in November; daily highs in Rovaniemi reach -2°C and lows reach -7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Tours Theme Parks Wildlife
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Safaris
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Arktikum ©
Arktikum

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