9 days in Finland Itinerary

9 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Muscat
Fly:  20 h 30 min
1
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Fly:  4 h
2
Helsinki
— 5 nights
Fly:  10 h
End: Muscat

2
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Step out of Rovaniemi with an excursion to Ranua Zoo in Ranua--about 1h 5 min away. There's much more to do: don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village, take an exotic tour of Arctic Lifestyle, get in on the family fun at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus, and see Santa Claus Office.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Rovaniemi trip itinerary planner.

Muscat, Oman to Rovaniemi is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. Traveling from Muscat to Rovaniemi, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Muscat in January, expect Rovaniemi to be much colder, temps between -10°C and -17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Wed) to allow time for travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Wildlife Outdoors Theme Parks

Side Trip

Ranua Zoo
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Ranua Zoo ©
Ranua Zoo
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Safaris

5
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.
Pack the 5th (Fri) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. And it doesn't end there: brush up on your military savvy at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), take an in-depth tour of The National Museum of Finland, and explore the world behind art at Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma.

For photos, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Helsinki online visit planner.

Traveling by flight from Rovaniemi to Helsinki takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Rovaniemi in January: high temperatures in Helsinki hover around -3°C and lows are around -9°C. You will have some time to spend on the 8th (Mon) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Theme Parks Museums Historic Sites
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Linnanmaki Amusement Park ©
Linnanmaki Amusement Park
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church

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