6 days in Tampere, Lapland & Helsinki Itinerary

6 days in Tampere, Lapland & Helsinki Itinerary

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Tampere
— 1 night
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Rovaniemi
— 1 night
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Helsinki
— 3 nights

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Tampere

Tampere ©

Manchester of the North

Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Fri): examine the collection at Mediamuseo Rupriikki, then see the interesting displays at Vapriikin Museokeskus, and then relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas. On the 31st (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tampereen Tuomiokirkko, then enjoy the sand and surf at Riihiniemen Uimaranta, then look for all kinds of wild species at Hatanpaa Arboretum, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower.

For reviews, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read our Tampere online journey planner.

Vilnius, Lithuania to Tampere is an approximately 6.5-hour combination of flight and train. You can also do a combination of bus, ferry, and train; or drive. In October in Tampere, expect temperatures between 8°C during the day and 0°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sat) so you can travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Wildlife
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Specialty Museum
Vapriikin Museokeskus
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Spa
Spas
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Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©

Official Hometown of Santa Claus

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Sun): get engrossed in the history at Arktikum, see Santa Claus Office, then make a trip to Santa Claus Village, and finally let the kids burn off some steam at Angry Birds Park.

For where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, use the Rovaniemi tour itinerary planner.

Getting from Tampere to Rovaniemi by combination of train and flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. Traveling from Tampere in October, you will find days in Rovaniemi are slightly colder (3°C), and nights are about the same (-1°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Sun) early enough to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Fun & Games · Museums · Parks
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Playground
Angry Birds Park
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History Museum
Arktikum
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Helsinki

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.
Helsinki is known for historic sites, shopping, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the historical opulence of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, explore the world behind art at Kansallisgalleria, admire the striking features of Temppeliaukio Church, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali).

For reviews, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read Helsinki online day trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Rovaniemi to Helsinki takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Rovaniemi in November; daily highs in Helsinki reach 5°C and lows reach 0°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

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