9 days in Finland Itinerary

9 days in Finland Itinerary

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9 days in Finland Itinerary

Los Angeles
Fly:  16​h 30​min
Helsinki
— 4 nights
train:  1​h 30​min
Tampere
— 1 night
train + Fly:  4​h 30​min
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Fly:  19​h
Los Angeles

4
days
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.
Attractions like Linnanmaki Amusement Park and Hietaranta Beach make great kid-friendly stops. There's lots more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Rock Church, stroll through Korkeasaari Zoo, pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, and take an in-depth tour of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum.

To find reviews, maps, ratings, and tourist information, use the Helsinki day trip tool .

Los Angeles, USA to Helsinki is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of train, bus, and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 10 hours traveling from Los Angeles to Helsinki. Traveling from Los Angeles in November, expect Helsinki to be colder, temps between 40°F and 32°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) early enough to catch the train to Tampere.

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Rock Church ©
Rock Church
Linnanmaki Amusement Park ©
Linnanmaki Amusement Park
Korkeasaari Zoo ©
Korkeasaari Zoo

1
day
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Wed): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Vanha Kirkko, tour the pleasant surroundings at Rauhaniemi Beach, then see the interesting displays at Emil Aaltosen Museo, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower.

To find maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Tampere online vacation maker .

Traveling by train from Helsinki to Tampere takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In November, plan for daily highs up to 37°F, and evening lows to 30°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Thu) to allow time for travel to Rovaniemi.

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Suolijarvi Beach ©
Suolijarvi Beach
Rauhaniemi Beach ©
Rauhaniemi Beach
Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower ©

2
days
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Fri): snap pictures at Lumberjack's Candle Bridge, make a trip to Lordi's Square, take an exotic tour of a safari tour, then don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Office, and finally find something for the whole family at Santa Claus Village. On your second day here, find something for the whole family at SantaPark.

To see ratings, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Rovaniemi trip maker site .

You can do a combination of train and flight from Tampere to Rovaniemi in 4.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. Traveling from Tampere in November, expect Rovaniemi to be a bit cooler, temps between 28°F and 20°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

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Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
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SantaPark ©
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