10 days in Finland Itinerary

10 days in Finland Itinerary

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10 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Doha
Fly:  12​h 30​min
1
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Fly + train:  4​h 45​min
2
Tampere
— 3 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
3
Helsinki
— 4 nights
Fly:  8​h 45​min
End: Doha

2
nights
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
On the 25th (Tue), look for all kinds of wild species at Poro Farmi, then see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, and then explore the fascinating underground world of Syvasenvaara Fell. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at Arctic Emotions Oy, then see Santa Claus Office, and then look for gifts at LAURI Handicraft Shop & Atelier.

To see photos, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Rovaniemi trip itinerary site .

Doha, Qatar to Rovaniemi is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Doha to Rovaniemi is minus 1 hour. Prepare for cooler weather when traveling from Doha in June: high temperatures in Rovaniemi hover around 18°C and lows are around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Tampere.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Wildlife Parks Tours
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Safaris
Santa Claus Office ©
Santa Claus Office

3
nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Vitikkala Manor and Laukko Manor. Step out of the city life by going to Seitsemisen Kansallispuisto and Riihiniemen Uimaranta. There's much more to do: identify plant and animal life at Hatanpaa Arboretum, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, take in the exciting artwork at Galleria Ronga, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pyhan Birgitan kirkko.

For ratings, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Tampere tour itinerary builder app .

Traveling by combination of flight and train from Rovaniemi to Tampere takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in June, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) early enough to take a train to Turku.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Laukko Manor, Pyhan Birgitan kirkko, Vitikkala Manor, Seitsemisen Kansallispuisto
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Seitsemisen Kansallispuisto ©
Seitsemisen Kansallispuisto
Hatanpaa Arboretum ©
Hatanpaa Arboretum
Laukko Manor ©
Laukko Manor

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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Temppeliaukion Church and Sea Fortress Suomenlinna. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Helsinki Cathedral and Katajanokka. Change things up with a short trip to Nuuksio National Park in Espoo (about 48 minutes away). Spend the 2nd (Tue) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. Next up on the itinerary: hunt for treasures at Market Square Kauppatori, take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), and get engrossed in the history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum.

To see photos, maps, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Helsinki journey planner .

Traveling by train from Tampere to Helsinki takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In June, daily temperatures in Helsinki can reach 21°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Wildlife Tours Outdoors

Side Trip

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