10 days in Finland Itinerary

10 days in Finland Itinerary

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Rovaniemi
— 3 nights
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Akaslompolo
— 2 nights
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Tampere
— 1 night
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Helsinki
— 3 nights

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Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©

Official Hometown of Santa Claus

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Arktikum and Santa's House of Snowmobiles. Escape the urban bustle at Pyha-Luosto National Park and Napapiirin Porofarmi. Change things up with a short trip to Ranua Zoo in Ranua (about 1 hour away). There's much more to do: don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village, enjoy some diversion at Santa Claus Office, and look for gifts at LAURI Handicraft Shop & Atelier.

For photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Rovaniemi route planner.

Kuwait City, Kuwait to Rovaniemi is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Kuwait City to Rovaniemi is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Kuwait City in December, things will get much colder in Rovaniemi: highs are around -6°C and lows about -13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) so you can go by car to Akaslompolo.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Museums

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Zoo
Ranua Zoo
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History Museum
Arktikum
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Akaslompolo

Akaslompolo ©
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Tue): hit the slopes at Yllas Ski Resort and then whizz through the canopy at Levi Ski Resort. On the 16th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate the long history of Keimioniemi Fishing Cabins and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park.

To find ratings, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Akaslompolo planner.

Getting from Rovaniemi to Akaslompolo by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Expect a daytime high around -5°C in December, and nighttime lows around -15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) so you can travel to Tampere.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports · Nature

Side Trips

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Biking Trail
Levi Ski Resort
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Ski Area
Yllas Ski Resort
4.1

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Tampere

Tampere ©

Manchester of the North

Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Thu): tour the pleasant surroundings at Rauhaniemi Beach, then kick back and relax at Riihiniemen Uimaranta, then examine the collection at Vapriikin Museokeskus, and finally relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

To find out how to plan a trip to Tampere, use our trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Akaslompolo to Tampere by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Akaslompolo in December, expect Tampere to be somewhat warmer, temps between 0°C and -6°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) so you can go by car to Helsinki.

Things to do in Tampere

Beaches · Outdoors · Parks · Museums
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Specialty Museum
Vapriikin Museokeskus
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Spa
Spas
4.9

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Helsinki

Helsinki ©

Daughter of the Baltic

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.
On the 18th (Fri), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, admire the striking features of Helsinki Central Railway Station, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temppeliaukio Church, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kamppi Chapel of Silence. Keep things going the next day: steep yourself in history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, then contemplate the long history of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, then take a stroll through Katajanokka, and finally make a trip to The Esplanadi Park.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Helsinki journey planner.

Traveling by car from Tampere to Helsinki takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. When traveling from Tampere in December, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Helsinki: temperatures range from 3°C by day to -3°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Neighborhoods
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