11 days in Finland Itinerary

11 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Cairo
Fly:  10 h
1
Helsinki
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
2
Tampere
— 3 nights
Train + Fly:  4 h 45 min
3
Rovaniemi
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 30 min
4
Akaslompolo
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  15 h
End: Cairo

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: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, stop by Taiga Colors, wander the streets of Ullanlinna, and stop by Katajanokka.

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Cairo, Egypt to Helsinki is an approximately 10.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and ferry; or drive. Plan for colder temperatures traveling from Cairo in April, with highs in Helsinki at 9°C and lows at 0°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

3
nights
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 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 58 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.

To find where to stay, more things to do, maps, 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

Side Trips

Ideapark, Laukko Manor, Seitsemisen Kansallispuisto
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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, 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.

To find where to stay, more things to do, 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 do a combination of bus and flight; 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

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

1
night
Akaslompolo

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 where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, 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 Wildlife Tours

Side Trips

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

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