6 days in Finland Itinerary

6 days in Finland Itinerary

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1
Rovaniemi
— 1 night
2
Oulu
— 1 night
3
Tampere
— 1 night
4
Helsinki
— 2 nights

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Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Mon): enjoy some diversion at Santa Claus Office, thenmake a trip to Santa Claus Village, and then get in on the family fun at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Rovaniemi road trip tool.

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Rovaniemi is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference moving from Gulf Standard Time (GST) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET) is minus 2 hours. Prepare for much colder weather when traveling from Dubai in December: high temperatures in Rovaniemi hover around °C and lows are around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) to allow time to take a train to Oulu.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks Fun & Games
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SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus ©
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Santa Claus Office ©
Santa Claus Office

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Oulu

Oulu ©
Oulu is a city and municipality of inhabitants in the region of Northern Ostrobothnia, Finland. Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Tue): see the interesting displays at Pohjois-Pohjanmaan museo, thentest your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, thensee the interesting displays at Turkansaaren Ulkomuseo, and finally have some family-friendly fun at Oulu Climbing Centre.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Oulu road trip site.

Traveling by train from Rovaniemi to Oulu takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Rovaniemi in December; daily highs in Oulu reach °C and lows reach °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) early enough to take a train to Tampere.

Things to do in Oulu

Museums Fun & Games
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Pohjois-Pohjanmaan museo ©
Pohjois-Pohjanmaan museo
Turkansaaren Ulkomuseo ©
Turkansaaren Ulkomuseo
Oulu Climbing Centre ©
Oulu Climbing Centre

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Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
On the 4th (Wed), stroll through Riihiniemen Uimaranta, thenhave fun at Pyynikki's Swim Hall, and then take in panoramic vistas at Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Tampere planner.

Take a train from Oulu to Tampere in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. In December, daytime highs in Tampere are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower ©
Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower
Pyynikki's Swim Hall ©
Pyynikki's Swim Hall

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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.
On the 5th (Thu), admire the landmark architecture of Temppeliaukio Church, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, thendon't miss a visit to Senate Square, thenexplore the historical opulence of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali).

For reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Helsinki trip planner.

Traveling by car from Tampere to Helsinki takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Tampere in December, you will find days in Helsinki are a bit warmer (°C), and nights are about the same (°C). Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Museums
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Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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