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
— 1 night
4
Akaslompolo
— 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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Temppeliaukio Church. Get in touch with nature at Nuuksio National Park and Sipoonkorven Kansallispuisto. And it doesn't end there: wander the streets of Katajanokka, visit Ullanlinna, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, and look for gifts at Taiga Colors.

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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. Plan for colder temperatures traveling from Cairo in April, with highs in Helsinki at °C and lows at °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Tampere.

Things to do in Helsinki

Nature Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Nuuksio National Park, Sipoonkorven Kansallispuisto
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church

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Tampere

Tampere ©
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 Galleria Ronga. Vapriikin Museokeskus and Sarkanniemi Theme Park will appeal to museum buffs. Change things up with a short trip to Seitsemisen Kansallispuisto in Ylojarvi (about 1 hour away). There's lots more to do: stop by Ideapark, take in the spiritual surroundings of Tampereen Tuomiokirkko, and look for all kinds of wild species at Hatanpaa Arboretum.

For where to stay, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Tampere trip itinerary planning tool.

Traveling by car from Helsinki to Tampere takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) early enough to travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Museums Wildlife

Side Trips

Seitsemisen Kansallispuisto, Ideapark, Laukko Manor
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Sarkanniemi Theme Park ©
Sarkanniemi Theme Park
Seitsemisen Kansallispuisto ©
Seitsemisen Kansallispuisto
Vapriikin Museokeskus ©
Vapriikin Museokeskus

1
night
Rovaniemi

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, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Rovaniemi Church, thentake 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 °C, while nights are about the same with lows around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) so you can go by car to Akaslompolo.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

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

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night
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, thenbet 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 °C during the day and °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

Side Trips

Levi, Giewont Husky Adventures
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Safaris
Seven Fells Up ©
Seven Fells Up
Elan Ski Shop & Rental ©
Elan Ski Shop & Rental

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