5 days in Lapland, Tampere & Helsinki Itinerary

5 days in Lapland, Tampere & Helsinki Itinerary

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Rovaniemi
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Tampere
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Helsinki
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Wed): see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, then get your game on at Snowman World Igloo Hotel, and then make a trip to Santa Claus Village.

To find traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Rovaniemi trip planner.

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Rovaniemi is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. You'll gain 6 hours traveling from Kuala Lumpur to Rovaniemi due to the time zone difference. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from Kuala Lumpur in January, with highs in Rovaniemi at -10°C and lows at -17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) so you can travel to Tampere.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Fun & Games
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Tampere

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Manchester of the North

Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
On the 2nd (Thu), steep yourself in history at Amuri Museum of Workers' Housing, tour the pleasant surroundings at Rauhaniemi Beach, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Finlayson Church.

For more things to do, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Tampere travel route website.

Do a combination of flight and train from Rovaniemi to Tampere in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Rovaniemi in January, things will get a bit warmer in Tampere: highs are around -5°C and lows about -12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) early enough to go by car to Helsinki.

Things to do in Tampere

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Historic Sites
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Helsinki

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Fri): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temppeliaukio Church, steep yourself in history at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, visit Katajanokka, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Helsinki holiday planning tool.

Drive from Tampere to Helsinki in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In January, plan for daily highs up to -3°C, and evening lows to -9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods
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