6 days in Finland Itinerary

6 days in Finland Itinerary

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6 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Helsinki
1
Helsinki
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Tampere
— 1 night
+2
Fly + foot + shuttle:  5​h 30​min
3
Akaslompolo
— 1 day
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Rovaniemi
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h
End: Helsinki

2
nights
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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Helsinki Cathedral. Do your shopping at Old Market Hall and Galerie Forsblom. Take a break from Helsinki with a short trip to Nuuksio National Park in Espoo, about 46 minutes away. There's much more to do: admire the striking features of Rock Church, take a stroll through Katajanokka, take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), and view the masterpieces at ARTag Gallery.

Before you visit Helsinki, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

The Route module shows you travel options from your home to Helsinki. Expect a daytime high around 3°C in March, and nighttime lows around -5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) early enough to catch the train to Tampere.

Things to do in Helsinki

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Nuuksio National Park
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church

1
night
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Wed): kick back and relax at Rauhaniemi Beach, stroll through Riihiniemen Uimaranta, and then take in the exciting artwork at Galleria Ronga.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Tampere trip maker app .

Traveling by train from Helsinki to Tampere takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In April, daytime highs in Tampere are 8°C, while nighttime lows are -1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) early enough to travel to Akaslompolo.

Things to do in Tampere

Outdoors Beaches Parks
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Rauhaniemi Beach ©
Rauhaniemi Beach
Galleria Ronga ©
Galleria Ronga

1
day
Akaslompolo

Start off your visit on the 4th (Thu): get outside with Seven Fells Up and then surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour.

Plan trip to Akaslompolo with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

You can do a combination of flight and shuttle from Tampere to Akaslompolo in 5.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train, flight, and shuttle; or drive. Traveling from Tampere in April, you will find days in Akaslompolo are little chillier (3°C), and nights are about the same (-4°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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Safaris
Seven Fells Up ©
Seven Fells Up

1
night
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Fri): take an exotic tour of a safari tour, take an in-depth tour of Arktikum, and then look for gifts at LAURI.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Rovaniemi trip planner .

Drive from Akaslompolo to Rovaniemi in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In April, daily temperatures in Rovaniemi can reach 3°C, while at night they dip to -3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Tours Wildlife Outdoors
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Safaris
Arktikum ©
Arktikum

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