8 days in Helsinki, Lakeland & Lapland Itinerary

8 days in Helsinki, Lakeland & Lapland Itinerary

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8 days in Helsinki, Lakeland & Lapland Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
Fly:  9​h 45​min
1
Helsinki
— 3 nights
train:  1​h 30​min
2
Tampere
— 2 nights
train + Fly:  4​h 30​min
3
Rovaniemi
— 1 night
+2
train + bus + Fly:  14​h 15​min
End: New Delhi

3
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 (Thu) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. The adventure continues: brush up on your military savvy at Fortress of Suomenlinna, take in the spiritual surroundings of Rock Church, appreciate the history behind Sibelius Monument, and meet the residents at Korkeasaari Zoo.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Helsinki trip tool .

New Delhi, India to Helsinki is an approximately 10-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3 hours traveling from New Delhi to Helsinki. In July, Helsinki is cooler than New Delhi - with highs of 25°C and lows of 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) to allow time to take a train to Tampere.

Things to do in Helsinki

#Historic Sites, #Theme Parks, #Parks
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Fortress of Suomenlinna ©
Fortress of Suomenlinna
Rock Church ©
Rock Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

2
nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
On the 7th (Sat), admire nature's wide array of creatures at Sarkanniemi Theme Park. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the spiritual surroundings of Vanha Kirkko, enjoy breathtaking views from Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower, then enjoy the sand and surf at Suolijarvi Beach, and finally browse the range of quality goods at City Sokos.

For traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Tampere journey planner.

Traveling by train from Helsinki to Tampere takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. July in Tampere sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Tampere

#Parks, #Childrens Museums, #Museums
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Sarkanniemi Theme Park ©
Sarkanniemi Theme Park
Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower ©
Vanha Kirkko ©
Vanha Kirkko

1
night
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Mon): don't miss a visit to Lordi's Square, take in the views from Lumberjack's Candle Bridge, then take an exotic tour of a safari tour, then see Santa Claus Office, and finally find something for the whole family at Santa Claus Village.

To find other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Rovaniemi holiday maker tool .

Traveling by combination of train and flight from Tampere to Rovaniemi takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In July, daytime highs in Rovaniemi are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

#Theme Parks, #Wildlife, #Tours
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Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Santa Claus Office ©
Santa Claus Office
Safaris

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