11 days in Finland Itinerary

11 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Helsinki
— 2 nights
2
Tampere
— 3 nights
3
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
4
Levi
— 1 night
5
Inari
— 1 night

2
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.
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Kids will enjoy Kansallisgalleria and Linnanmaki Amusement Park. There's much more to do: shop like a local with Hakaniemi Market, admire the landmark architecture of Helsinki Central Railway Station, walk around Sibelius Monument, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kamppi Chapel of Silence.

To find other places to visit, photos, maps, and tourist information, go to the Helsinki road trip site.

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Helsinki is an approximately 10-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference moving from Gulf Standard Time (GST) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET) is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Dubai in August, expect Helsinki to be colder, temps between °C and °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) early enough to go by car to Tampere.

Things to do in Helsinki

Theme Parks Museums Parks
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Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum
Kansallisgalleria ©
Kansallisgalleria
Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma ©
Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma

3
nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Thu): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tampereen Tuomiokirkko, identify plant and animal life at Hatanpaa Arboretum, thentake in panoramic vistas at Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower, and finally contemplate the long history of Amuri Museum of Workers' Housing. On your second day here, tour the pleasant surroundings at Rauhaniemi Beach and then find something for the whole family at Sarkanniemi Theme Park.

For photos, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read our Tampere trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Helsinki to Tampere in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August in Tampere, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Sat) to allow time for travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Childrens Museums Museums
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Tampereen Tuomiokirkko ©
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko
Hatanpaa Arboretum ©
Hatanpaa Arboretum
Sarkanniemi Theme Park ©
Sarkanniemi Theme Park

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nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Step off the beaten path and head to Auttikongas and SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus. Attractions like Arktikum and Santa Claus Office make great kid-friendly stops.

To see where to stay, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Rovaniemi trip planner.

Do a combination of train and flight from Tampere to Rovaniemi in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. When traveling from Tampere in August, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Rovaniemi: temperatures range from °C by day to °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Levi.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks Nature Museums
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SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus ©
Auttikongas ©
Auttikongas
Arktikum ©
Arktikum

1
night
Levi

Levi ©
Finland's largest and most popular ski resort, the fell of Levi provides excellent slopes and lively nightlife in an enchanting setting.
On the 9th (Tue), grab your bike and head to Levi Ski Resort.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Levi driving holiday planner.

Getting from Rovaniemi to Levi by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Levi can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Tue) to allow time for travel to Inari.

Things to do in Levi

Tours Winter Sports Outdoors
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort

1
night
Inari

Inari ©
Inari is Finland's largest, most sparsely populated municipality, with four official languages, more than any other in the country. Start off your visit on the 10th (Wed): wander the wide-open spaces of Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church, and then see the interesting displays at Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Inari trip itinerary maker app.

You can fly from Levi to Inari in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in August, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Inari

Museums Historic Sites
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Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church
Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus ©
Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus

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