14 days in Finland Itinerary

14 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
2
Oulu
— 2 nights
3
Mariehamn, Aland Island
— 2 nights
4
Tampere
— 1 night
5
Helsinki
— 5 nights

2
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
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, get your game on at Snowman World Igloo Hotel, take an in-depth tour of Arktikum, and look for gifts at Your Piece Of Finland.

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

Calgary, Canada to Rovaniemi is an approximately 20.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 9 hours traveling from Calgary to Rovaniemi. When traveling from Calgary in December, plan for a bit cooler days in Rovaniemi, with highs around °C, while nights are about the same with lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) early enough to take a train to Oulu.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Museums Outdoors Tours
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Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus ©
SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus

2
nights
Oulu

Oulu ©
Oulu is a city and municipality of inhabitants in the region of Northern Ostrobothnia, Finland. Start off your visit on the 14th (Fri): take in the exciting artwork at Pohjoisen Valokuvakeskus, stroll around Ainolan Puisto, thenexamine the collection at Pohjois-Pohjanmaan museo, thenpause for some photo ops at Toripolliisi, and finally browse the eclectic array of goods at Kauppahalli. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the striking features of Oulu Cathedral, walk around Hupisaaret Park, thenexamine the collection at Oulun Automuseo, and finally get curious at Tietomaa.

For photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Oulu online journey planner.

Traveling by train from Rovaniemi to Oulu takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Rovaniemi in December: high temperatures in Oulu hover around °C and lows are around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Mariehamn.

Things to do in Oulu

Museums Parks Childrens Museums
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Tietomaa ©
Tietomaa
Oulu Cathedral ©
Oulu Cathedral
Pohjois-Pohjanmaan museo ©
Pohjois-Pohjanmaan museo

2
nights
Mariehamn, Aland Island

Mariehamn ©
Mariehamn is the capital of Åland, an autonomous territory under Finnish sovereignty. On the 16th (Sun), take in the waterfront at The Maritime Quarter, contemplate the long history of Bomarsund, explore the historical opulence of Jan Karlsgården Outdoor museum Jan Karlsgården, see the interesting displays at Kastelholm Castle, thenbrush up on your military savvy at Aland Maritime Museum, and finally see the interesting displays at Museumship Pommern. On your second day here, catch a live event at Wiklof Holding Arena, tour the pleasant surroundings at Kobba Klintar, thentry your luck at PAF Casino, thenstroll around Lilla holmen, and finally test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms.

To see where to stay, photos, ratings, and tourist information, read our Mariehamn trip itinerary planning app.

Traveling by flight from Oulu to Mariehamn takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Oulu in December; daily highs in Mariehamn reach °C and lows reach °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) so you can travel to Tampere.

Things to do in Mariehamn

Museums Fun & Games Historic Sites

Side Trips

Sund, Jan Karlsgården Outdoor museum Jan Karlsgården
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Museumship Pommern ©
Museumship Pommern
Room Escape Games
Kobba Klintar ©
Kobba Klintar

1
night
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Tue): enjoy breathtaking views from Nasinneula Tower, stroll through Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower, test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tampereen Tuomiokirkko, thenexamine the collection at Vapriikin Museokeskus, and finally learn more about the world around you at Mineral Museum.

For more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, use the Tampere trip itinerary builder.

Do a combination of flight and bus from Mariehamn to Tampere in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or fly. Traveling from Mariehamn in December, things will get slightly colder in Tampere: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Helsinki.

Things to do in Tampere

Museums Parks Fun & Games
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Vapriikin Museokeskus ©
Vapriikin Museokeskus
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko ©
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko
Room Escape Games

5
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.
Pack the 21st (Fri) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. There's much more to do: step into the grandiose world of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, admire the landmark architecture of Temppeliaukio Church, appreciate the extensive heritage of The Esplanadi Park, and pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral.

To see more things to do, photos, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Helsinki online holiday planner.

You can drive from Tampere to Helsinki in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Tampere in December, expect nights in Helsinki to be about the same, around °C, while days are a bit warmer, around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

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

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