9 days in Rovaniemi & Helsinki Itinerary

9 days in Rovaniemi & Helsinki Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
2
Helsinki
— 4 nights

2
nights
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Take a break from the city and head to Safaris and Tatuka Reindeerfarm. There's still lots to do: make a trip to Santa Claus Village, see the interesting displays at Christmas House Santa, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Rovaniemi Church, and take an in-depth tour of Arktikum.

To see reviews, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Rovaniemi travel planner.

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates to Rovaniemi is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone changes from Gulf Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time, which is usually a -2 hour difference. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from Abu Dhabi in January, with highs in Rovaniemi at °C and lows at °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) so you can travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trip

Tatuka Reindeerfarm
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Safaris
Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy ©
Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy
Rovaniemi Church ©
Rovaniemi Church

4
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.
Step out of the city life by going to Nuuksio National Park and Hietaranta Beach. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Helsinki Cathedral. Next up on the itinerary: admire the landmark architecture of Temppeliaukio Church, sample the tasty concoctions at Stadin Panimo, take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), and make a trip to The Esplanadi Park.

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Traveling by flight from Rovaniemi to Helsinki takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Rovaniemi in January, with highs in Helsinki at °C and lows at °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trip

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

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