10 days in Finland Itinerary

10 days in Finland Itinerary

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1
Rovaniemi
— 3 nights
2
Oulu
— 2 nights
3
Helsinki
— 4 nights

3
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
You've now added Beyond Arctic to your itinerary. Bring the kids along to Santa Claus Village and SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus. Step out of Rovaniemi to go to Ranua and see Ranua Zoo, which is approximately 1h 5 min away. The adventure continues: take an in-depth tour of Arktikum, get curious at Pilke Science Centre, see Santa Claus Office, and have some family-friendly fun at Snowman World Igloo Hotel.

To see more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, use the Rovaniemi journey planner.

Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam to Rovaniemi is an approximately 20.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Indochina Time (ICT) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET) is minus 5 hours. Traveling from Ho Chi Minh City in December, things will get cooler in Rovaniemi: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) early enough to take a train to Oulu.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Wildlife Museums Outdoors

Side Trip

Ranua Zoo
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Ranua Zoo ©
Ranua Zoo
SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus ©
SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village

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nights
Oulu

Oulu ©
Oulu is a city and municipality of inhabitants in the region of Northern Ostrobothnia, Finland. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Tue): hunt for treasures at Kauppahalli, thenappreciate the history behind Toripolliisi, thentour the pleasant surroundings at Nallikari Beach, and finally get curious at Tietomaa. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Holy Trinity Orthodox Cathedral, examine the collection at Oulun Taidemuseo, walk around Ainolan Puisto, thensee the interesting displays at Pohjois-Pohjanmaan museo, and finally admire the striking features of Oulu Cathedral.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Oulu road trip website.

Traveling by train from Rovaniemi to Oulu takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Rovaniemi in December: high temperatures in Oulu hover around °C and lows are around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) early enough to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Oulu

Museums Childrens Museums Parks
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Tietomaa ©
Tietomaa
Nallikari Beach ©
Nallikari Beach
Ainolan Puisto ©
Ainolan Puisto

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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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Temppeliaukio Church. There's still lots to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, have some family-friendly fun at True VR, get in on the family fun at Linnanmaki Amusement Park, and look for gifts at Marttiini Senaatintori.

For ratings, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Helsinki tour itinerary builder.

You can fly from Oulu to Helsinki in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Oulu in December, expect Helsinki to be a bit warmer, temps between °C and °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Theme Parks Museums
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Linnanmaki Amusement Park ©
Linnanmaki Amusement Park
Korkeasaari Zoo ©
Korkeasaari Zoo

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