21 days in Tampere, Rovaniemi & Helsinki Itinerary

21 days in Tampere, Rovaniemi & Helsinki Itinerary

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Drive
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Tampere
— 2 nights
Train to Helsinki, Fly to Rovaniemi
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Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Fly
3
Helsinki
— 16 nights

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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 22nd (Thu): get in on the family fun at Sarkanniemi Theme Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: walk around Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower, then take in panoramic vistas at Nasinneula Tower, then see the interesting displays at Vapriikin Museokeskus, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tampereen Tuomiokirkko.

For traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Tampere tour planner.

Helsinki to Tampere is an approximately 2-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 3°C in November, and nighttime lows around -1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) early enough to travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Tampere

Museums · Parks · Theme Parks · Childrens Museums
Find places to stay Nov 22 — 24:

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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.
You've now added Santa Claus Village to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 24th (Sat): take an exotic tour of a safari tour, get your game on at Snowman World Igloo Hotel, then see Santa Claus Office, and finally don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Sun): don't miss a visit to Lordi's Square, then take an in-depth tour of Arktikum, and then find something for the whole family at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus.

For other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Rovaniemi online trip itinerary planner.

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. Traveling from Tampere in November, expect Rovaniemi to be little chillier, temps between -2°C and -7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) early enough to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks · Wildlife · Museums · Tours
Find places to stay Nov 24 — 26:

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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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Temppeliaukio Church and The National Museum of Finland. Explore Helsinki's surroundings by going to Lahti (Lahti Minigolf Centre Laune, Musical Fountain, &more), Espoo (Nuuksio National Park & Serena Water Park) and Kotka (Lehman, Sapokka Water Garden, &more). Pack the 27th (Tue) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. Spend the 11th (Tue) exploring nature at Valkmusa National Park. There's much more to do: explore the galleries of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, cruise along King's Road, make a trip to Senate Square, and explore the world behind art at Kansallisgalleria.

For traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Helsinki trip builder app.

Traveling by flight from Rovaniemi to Helsinki takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Rovaniemi in November, with highs in Helsinki at 5°C and lows at 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks · Theme Parks · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

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