8 days in Rovaniemi & Helsinki Itinerary

8 days in Rovaniemi & Helsinki Itinerary

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Rovaniemi
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Helsinki
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Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©

Official Hometown of Santa Claus

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Head to Kauppakeskus Sampokeskus and Arctic Circle Mallfor plenty of shopping. Step out of the city life by going to Pyhatunturi and Korouoma Canyon. Venture out of the city with trips to Kemi Church (in Kemi), Amethyst Mine Lapland (in Luosto) and Church of Sodankyla (in Sodankyla). Next up on the itinerary: look for gifts at LAURI Handicraft Shop & Atelier, stroll the grounds of German Soldier s Cemetery, take in the dramatic scenery at Auttikongas, and see the interesting displays at Santa's House of Snowmobiles.

For maps, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Rovaniemi day trip planner.

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Rovaniemi is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Dubai to Rovaniemi is minus 2 hours. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from Dubai in February; daily highs in Rovaniemi reach -6°C and lows reach -11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) early enough to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Parks · Outdoors · Museums · Nature

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Ski Area
Pyhatunturi
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Geologic Formation
Korouoma Canyon
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Helsinki

Helsinki ©

Daughter of the Baltic

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.
On the 8th (Fri), hunt for treasures at Hakaniemi Market, explore the historical opulence of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, and then browse the exhibits of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum.

To find maps, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Helsinki online trip itinerary planner.

Fly from Rovaniemi to Helsinki in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Rovaniemi in February, things will get somewhat warmer in Helsinki: highs are around 0°C and lows about -3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

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Flea Market
Hakaniemi Market
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