3 days in Helsinki, Lakeland & Lapland Itinerary

3 days in Helsinki, Lakeland & Lapland Itinerary

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3 days in Helsinki, Lakeland & Lapland Itinerary

Start: Barcelona
Fly:  7​h
1
Helsinki
— 1 night
train:  1​h 30​min
2
Tampere
— Few hours
train + Fly:  4​h 30​min
3
Rovaniemi
— 1 night
Fly:  9​h 15​min
End: Barcelona

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night
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.
Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Helsinki trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Barcelona, Spain to Helsinki is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and ferry. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time (CET) to Eastern European Time (EET) is 1 hour. Traveling from Barcelona in July, expect Helsinki to be little chillier, temps between 25°C and 15°C. On the 30th (Mon), you're off toTampere.

Things to do in Helsinki

Outdoors Tours Parks
Find places to stay Jul 29 — 30:

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Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
For reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Tampere trip itinerary maker site .

Getting from Helsinki to Tampere by train takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. July in Tampere sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Tampere

Historic Sites
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Tampereen Tuomiokirkko ©
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko
Amuri Museum of Workers' Housing ©
Amuri Museum of Workers' Housing

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Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Tue): pause for some serene contemplation at Rovaniemi Church, explore the fascinating underground world of Syvasenvaara Fell, and then see Santa Claus Office.

For other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Rovaniemi route planner .

You can do a combination of train and flight from Tampere to Rovaniemi in 4.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in July, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Parks Nature Historic Sites
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Rovaniemi Church ©
Rovaniemi Church
Santa Claus Office ©
Santa Claus Office

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