13 days in Finland Itinerary

13 days in Finland Itinerary

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1
Rovaniemi
— 3 nights
2
Akaslompolo
— 1 night
3
Tampere
— 2 nights
4
Lahti
— 1 night
5
Helsinki
— 4 nights

3
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
On the 8th (Wed), make a trip to Marttiini Store Old Factory and then take an exotic tour of a safari tour. On the next day, don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village, thenhave fun at Santa Claus Office, and then see where the action happens at Lappi Areena.

To see other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Rovaniemi trip maker.

Mumbai, India to Rovaniemi is an approximately 18-hour flight. You'll gain 3.5 hours traveling from Mumbai to Rovaniemi due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Mumbai in May, things will get cooler in Rovaniemi: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Akaslompolo.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks Tours Wildlife
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SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus ©
Safaris
Arktikum ©
Arktikum

1
night
Akaslompolo

Kick off your visit on the 11th (Sat): look for gifts at Akaslompolo Sportshop, thensee exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, and then head outdoors with Seven Fells Up.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Akaslompolo driving holiday planning site.

You can drive from Rovaniemi to Akaslompolo in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to travel to Tampere.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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Safaris
Seven Fells Up ©
Seven Fells Up
Akaslompolo Sportshop ©
Akaslompolo Sportshop

2
nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Sun): look for all kinds of wild species at Hatanpaa Arboretum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tampereen Tuomiokirkko, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Rauhaniemi Beach. On your second day here, find something for the whole family at Sarkanniemi Theme Park.

To find maps, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Tampere driving holiday planner.

You can fly from Akaslompolo to Tampere in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Akaslompolo in May, expect nights in Tampere to be about the same, around °C, while days are a bit warmer, around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Lahti.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Childrens Museums Museums
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Hatanpaa Arboretum ©
Hatanpaa Arboretum
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko ©
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko
Rauhaniemi Beach ©
Rauhaniemi Beach

1
night
Lahti

Lahti ©
Lahti is a city and municipality in Finland.Lahti is the capital of the Päijänne Tavastia region. Start off your visit on the 14th (Tue): get a sense of history and politics at Lahti City Hall, examine the collection at Lahti Ski Museum, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Ristinkirkko, thenget into the urban bustle at Sibelius Hall, and finally see the interesting displays at Motorcycle Museum of Finland.

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Drive from Tampere to Lahti in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Lahti can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) to allow enough time to take a train to Helsinki.

Things to do in Lahti

Museums Shopping Historic Sites
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Motorcycle Museum of Finland ©
Motorcycle Museum of Finland
Ristinkirkko ©
Ristinkirkko
Sibelius Hall ©
Sibelius Hall

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.
Visit Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Temppeliaukio Church for their historical value. Do your shopping at Old Market Hall and Kamppi Shopping Centre. Next up on the itinerary: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kamppi Chapel of Silence, kick back and relax at Aurinkolahti Beach, and stop by Marimekko Oyj.

To see other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Helsinki trip itinerary website.

You can take a train from Lahti to Helsinki in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In May, daytime highs in Helsinki are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. On the 19th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Shopping Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Flamingo Entertainment Center
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church