10 days in Lapland, Tampere & Helsinki Itinerary

10 days in Lapland, Tampere & Helsinki Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Cluj-Napoca
Fly + Bus:  10 h
1
Rovaniemi
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 15 min
2
Levi
— 2 nights
+2
Bus + Foot + Fly:  4 h 45 min
3
Tampere
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 45 min
4
Helsinki
— 4 nights
Fly:  9 h 15 min
End: Cluj-Napoca

1
night
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Fri): look for gifts at Your Piece Of Finland, then see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, and then make a trip to Santa Claus Village. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see Santa Claus Office, explore the fascinating underground world of Syvasenvaara Fell, then explore the different monuments and memorials at German Soldier s Cemetery, and finally take an in-depth tour of Arktikum.

For more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Rovaniemi trip itinerary site.

Cluj-Napoca, Romania to Rovaniemi is an approximately 12- hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or drive. When traveling from Cluj-Napoca in March, plan for cooler days in Rovaniemi, with highs around -1°C, while nights are little chillier with lows around -9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Levi.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Wildlife Tours Outdoors
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Safaris
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Arktikum ©
Arktikum

2
nights
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 31st (Sun), grab your bike and head to Levi Ski Resort. On the next day, fly down the slopes at Kids' Land, then take in the exciting artwork at LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery, then bet on your favorite at Icekarting Levi, and finally don't miss a visit to Giewont Husky Adventures.

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

Traveling by car from Rovaniemi to Levi takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 0°C in March, and nighttime lows around -10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) early enough to travel to Tampere.

Things to do in Levi

Parks Winter Sports Outdoors

Side Trip

Giewont Husky Adventures
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi
LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery ©
LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery

1
night
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
On the 2nd (Tue), test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tampereen Tuomiokirkko, then steep yourself in history at Amuri Museum of Workers' Housing, and finally have fun at Pyynikki's Swim Hall.

To see more things to do, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Tampere road trip website.

Getting from Levi to Tampere by combination of bus and flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus, flight, and train; or drive. Traveling from Levi in April, expect nights in Tampere to be about the same, around -1°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 8°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) so you can go by car to Helsinki.

Things to do in Tampere

Fun & Games Historic Sites
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Pyynikki's Swim Hall ©
Pyynikki's Swim Hall
Room Escape Games
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko ©
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko

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.
Pack the 5th (Fri) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. The adventure continues: step into the grandiose world of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, explore the world behind art at Kansallisgalleria, take an in-depth tour of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Temppeliaukio Church.

To see more things to do, photos, maps, and other tourist information, read our Helsinki trip builder app.

Getting from Tampere to Helsinki by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In April in Helsinki, expect temperatures between 9°C during the day and 0°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Theme Parks Museums
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church

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