16 days in Helsinki, Tampere & Rovaniemi Itinerary

16 days in Helsinki, Tampere & Rovaniemi Itinerary

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Helsinki
— 5 nights
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Tampere
— 4 nights
Train to Helsinki, Fly to Rovaniemi
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Rovaniemi
— 5 nights
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Helsinki

— 5 nights

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.
Helsinki is known for historic sites, museums, and shopping. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: brush up on your military savvy at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, explore the world behind art at Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma, take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), and admire the striking features of Helsinki Central Railway Station.

To find photos, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Helsinki trip itinerary builder.

Curitiba, Brazil to Helsinki is an approximately 21-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Curitiba to Helsinki is 5 hours. In October, Helsinki is much colder than Curitiba - with highs of 10°C and lows of 1°C. On the 4th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Tampere.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Neighborhoods
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Tampere

— 4 nights

Manchester of the North

Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Tampere is known for museums, historic sites, and fun & games. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: see the interesting displays at Vapriikin Museokeskus, tour the pleasant surroundings at Hatanpaa Arboretum, enjoy breathtaking views from Haralanharju Tower, and test the waters at Tullin Sauna.

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Drive from Helsinki to Tampere in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In November, daily temperatures in Tampere can reach 3°C, while at night they dip to -1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Tampere

Museums · Parks · Outdoors · Spas

Side Trip

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Rovaniemi

— 5 nights

Official Hometown of Santa Claus

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Take a break from Rovaniemi with a short trip to Pyha-Luosto National Park in Pyhatunturi, about 1h 35 min away. There's still lots to do: make a trip to Santa Claus Village, hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour, stroll through Napapiirin Porofarmi, and get engrossed in the history at Arktikum.

To see traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Rovaniemi day trip planning app.

You can do a combination of train and flight from Tampere to Rovaniemi in 5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Tampere in November: high temperatures in Rovaniemi hover around -2°C and lows are around -7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) early enough to fly back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trip

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