10 days in Finland Itinerary

10 days in Finland Itinerary

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Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
2
Tampere
— 2 nights
3
Helsinki
— 4 nights

2
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Rovaniemi is known for wildlife, museums, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village, explore the fascinating underground world of Syvasenvaara Fell, stroll the grounds of German Soldier s Cemetery, and take an in-depth tour of Arktikum.

To see more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Rovaniemi trip tool.

Ottawa, Canada to Rovaniemi is an approximately 17.5-hour combination of train, bus, and flight. You can also fly. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time is 7 hours. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Ottawa in September; daily highs in Rovaniemi reach °C and lows reach °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Tampere.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Parks Wildlife Museums
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Arctic Emotions Oy ©
Arctic Emotions Oy
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Arktikum ©
Arktikum

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Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
On the 8th (Sun), look for all kinds of wild species at Hatanpaa Arboretum and then find something for the whole family at Sarkanniemi Theme Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Mon): take in panoramic vistas at Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower, thenenjoy some diversion at Pyynikki's Swim Hall, and then get engrossed in the history at Visavuori.

To see where to stay, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Tampere online holiday planner.

You can fly from Rovaniemi to Tampere in 5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. In September, daily temperatures in Tampere can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Helsinki.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Museums Theme Parks

Side Trip

Visavuori
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Sarkanniemi Theme Park ©
Sarkanniemi Theme Park
Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower ©
Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower
Pyynikki's Swim Hall ©
Pyynikki's Swim Hall

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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.
Change things up with a short trip to Nuuksio National Park in Espoo (about 48 minutes away). The adventure continues: explore the historical opulence of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, admire the landmark architecture of Helsinki Central Railway Station, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kamppi Chapel of Silence, and stroll through The Esplanadi Park.

To see reviews, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Helsinki tour itinerary builder app.

You can drive from Tampere to Helsinki in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In September in Helsinki, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. On the 13th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trip

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

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