6 days in Lapland & Lakeland Itinerary

6 days in Lapland & Lakeland Itinerary

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6 days in Lapland & Lakeland Itinerary

Los Angeles
Fly:  19​h
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Fly + train:  4​h 30​min
Tampere
— 2 nights
Fly:  21​h
Los Angeles

2
days
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
On the 17th (Tue), take an in-depth tour of Arktikum and then pause for some serene contemplation at Rovaniemi Church. Keep things going the next day: find something for the whole family at SantaPark, then enjoy some diversion at Santa Claus Office, and then find something for the whole family at Santa Claus Village.

For photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Rovaniemi day trip website .

Los Angeles, USA to Rovaniemi is an approximately 19-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight, taxi, bus, and train; or do a combination of flight, car, and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 10 hours traveling from Los Angeles to Rovaniemi. Traveling from Los Angeles in July, expect Rovaniemi to be little chillier, temps between 67°F and 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) early enough to travel to Tampere.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

#Theme Parks, #Museums, #Historic Sites
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Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Santa Claus Office ©
Santa Claus Office

2
days
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
On the 19th (Thu), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tampere Cathedral, see the interesting displays at Vapriikin Museokeskus, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Vanha Kirkko. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the sky in a new way at Sarkanniemi Theme Park.

To find ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Tampere trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and train from Rovaniemi to Tampere takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 70°F in July, and nighttime lows around 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Tampere

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Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower ©
Sarkanniemi Theme Park ©
Sarkanniemi Theme Park
Tampere Cathedral ©
Tampere Cathedral

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