12 days in Finland Itinerary

12 days in Finland Itinerary

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Rovaniemi
— 3 nights
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Oulu
— 3 nights
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Tampere
— 2 nights
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Helsinki
— 3 nights

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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.
Rovaniemi is known for wildlife, museums, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Santa Claus Village, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Rovaniemi Church, see where the action happens at Lappi Areena, and see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour.

To see other places to visit, photos, maps, and tourist information, use the Rovaniemi trip itinerary planner.

London, UK to Rovaniemi is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from London to Rovaniemi. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from London in August: high temperatures in Rovaniemi hover around 20°C and lows are around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sat) early enough to take a train to Oulu.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife · Winter Sports
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Safaris
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Arktikum ©
Arktikum

3
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Oulu

Oulu ©
Oulu is a city and municipality of inhabitants in the region of Northern Ostrobothnia, Finland. Oulu is known for shopping, beaches, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: kick back and relax at Nallikari Beach, take in nature's colorful creations at Botanical Garden, University of Oulu, browse the eclectic array of goods at Kauppahalli, and admire the striking features of Oulu Cathedral.

For traveler tips and more tourist information, use the Oulu trip builder website.

Traveling by train from Rovaniemi to Oulu takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Oulu can reach 15°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) so you can take a train to Tampere.

Things to do in Oulu

Parks · Museums · Childrens Museums · Outdoors

Side Trip

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Ainolan Puisto ©
Ainolan Puisto
Nallikari Beach ©
Nallikari Beach
Hupisaaret Park ©
Hupisaaret Park

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Wed): meet the residents at Sarkanniemi Theme Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tampereen Tuomiokirkko, see the interesting displays at Vapriikin Museokeskus, then enjoy breathtaking views from Nasinneula Tower, and finally walk around Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower.

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Getting from Oulu to Tampere by train takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in September, and nighttime lows around 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) so you can drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Tampere

Museums · Parks · Childrens Museums · Theme Parks
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Sarkanniemi Theme Park ©
Sarkanniemi Theme Park
Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower ©
Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko ©
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko

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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.
Pack the 8th (Sat) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. The adventure continues: admire the striking features of Temppeliaukio Church, expand your understanding of the military at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, get to know the fascinating history of The Esplanadi Park, and make a trip to Senate Square.

To find traveler tips, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Helsinki online trip builder.

Traveling by car from Tampere to Helsinki takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In September in Helsinki, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 8°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

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

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