8 days in Lapland & Helsinki Itinerary

8 days in Lapland & Helsinki Itinerary

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8 days in Lapland & Helsinki Itinerary

Start: Dubai
Fly:  14​h 15​min
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 45​min
— 4 nights
Fly:  9​h 30​min
End: Dubai


Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
On the 7th (Sat), get in on the family fun at Santa Claus Village, then don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Office, and then get in on the family fun at SantaPark.

Discover how to plan a Rovaniemi trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Rovaniemi is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference moving from Gulf Standard Time to Eastern European Time is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Dubai in July, things will get colder in Rovaniemi: highs are around 22°C and lows about 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) early enough to travel to Syote.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

#Theme Parks, #Fun & Games
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Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Santa Claus Office ©
Santa Claus Office
SantaPark ©


Syote ©
On the 8th (Sun), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Syote National Park.

To find reviews, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, go to the Syote online route planner .

You can drive from Rovaniemi to Syote in 2.5 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Syote

#Parks, #Nature
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Syote National Park ©
Syote National Park


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.
Pack the 10th (Tue) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. There's lots more to do: brush up on your military savvy at Fortress of Suomenlinna, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Rock Church, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), and tour the pleasant surroundings at Hietaranta Beach.

To see more things to do, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Helsinki trip maker app .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Syote to Helsinki. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in July, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Historic Sites
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Linnanmaki Amusement Park ©
Linnanmaki Amusement Park
Aurinkolahti Beach ©
Aurinkolahti Beach
Hietaranta Beach ©
Hietaranta Beach