11 days in Finland Itinerary

11 days in Finland Itinerary

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

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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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Helsinki Cathedral. Get in touch with nature at Nuuksio National Park and Sipoonkorven Kansallispuisto. There's lots more to do: admire the landmark architecture of Temppeliaukio Church, wander the streets of Ullanlinna, look for gifts at Taiga Colors, and visit Katajanokka.

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Cairo, Egypt to Helsinki is an approximately 11-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of car, train, and ferry. Traveling from Cairo in April, expect Helsinki to be colder, temps between 9°C and 0°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) so you can go by car to Tampere.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Historic Sites

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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church

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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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Laukko Manor and Sarkanniemi Theme Park. Head to Galleria Ronga and Ideaparkfor some retail therapy. Take a break from Tampere with a short trip to Seitsemisen Kansallispuisto in Ylojarvi, about 54 minutes away. There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at Vapriikin Museokeskus, identify plant and animal life at Hatanpaa Arboretum, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Tampereen Tuomiokirkko.

For other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Tampere road trip website.

Drive from Helsinki to Tampere in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to 8°C, and evening lows to -1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) so you can travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks · Museums · Wildlife · Theme Parks

Side Trips

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Sarkanniemi Theme Park ©
Sarkanniemi Theme Park
Seitsemisen Kansallispuisto ©
Seitsemisen Kansallispuisto
Vapriikin Museokeskus ©
Vapriikin Museokeskus

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Rovaniemi

Official Hometown of Santa Claus

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Mon): look for gifts at Your Piece Of Finland, take an in-depth tour of Arktikum, then pause for some serene contemplation at Rovaniemi Church, then take an exotic tour of a safari tour, and finally make a trip to Santa Claus Village.

For maps, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, go 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 April, plan for little chillier days in Rovaniemi, with highs around 3°C, while nights are about the same with lows around -3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) so you can go by car to Akaslompolo.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Museums
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Safaris
Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Rovaniemi Church ©
Rovaniemi Church

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Akaslompolo

Start off your visit on the 9th (Tue): take an exotic tour of a safari tour, look for gifts at Elan Ski Shop & Rental, then bet on your favorite at Icekarting Levi, and finally make a trip to Giewont Husky Adventures.

For photos, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Akaslompolo online trip planner.

Traveling by car from Rovaniemi to Akaslompolo takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In April in Akaslompolo, expect temperatures between 3°C during the day and -4°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Wed) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Shopping

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Seven Fells Up ©
Seven Fells Up
Elan Ski Shop & Rental ©
Elan Ski Shop & Rental

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