7 days in Finland Itinerary

7 days in Finland Itinerary

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Helsinki
— 2 nights
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Tampere
— 1 night
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Kemi
— 1 night
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Rovaniemi
— 2 nights

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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.
On the 24th (Thu), admire the striking features of Temppeliaukio Church, then don't miss a visit to Senate Square, then explore the historical opulence of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, and finally get your game on at Labyrinth Games Room Escape. On your second day here, get engrossed in the history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, admire the landmark architecture of Old Customs House, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, then admire the landmark architecture of Helsinki Central Railway Station, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Kamppi Chapel of Silence.

To find more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Helsinki trip itinerary builder site.

Bangkok, Thailand to Helsinki is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. Traveling from Bangkok to Helsinki, you'll gain 5 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from Bangkok in December; daily highs in Helsinki reach 3°C and lows reach -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Tampere.

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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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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 26th (Sat): enjoy breathtaking views from Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower and then find something for the whole family at Sarkanniemi Theme Park.

For ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Tampere road trip website.

You can drive from Helsinki to Tampere in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Helsinki in December, things will get a bit cooler in Tampere: highs are around 0°C and lows about -6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) early enough to travel to Kemi.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks · Childrens Museums · Zoos & Aquariums · Theme Parks
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Sarkanniemi Theme Park ©
Sarkanniemi Theme Park
Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower ©
Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower

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Kemi

Kemi ©
Kemi is a town and municipality of Finland. On the 27th (Sun), pause for some serene contemplation at Tornio Church, take an in-depth tour of The Provincial Museum Of Tornio Valley, take in panoramic vistas at Tornion vesitorni, then identify plant and animal life at Kotielainpuisto Arkadia, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Kemi Church.

For where to stay, reviews, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Kemi trip itinerary builder tool.

Do a combination of train and flight from Tampere to Kemi in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Tampere in December; daily highs in Kemi reach -3°C and lows reach -11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) so you can drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Kemi

Parks · Wildlife · Museums · Historic Sites

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Kotielainpuisto Arkadia ©
Kotielainpuisto Arkadia
The Provincial Museum Of Tornio Valley ©
The Provincial Museum Of Tornio Valley
Kemi Church ©
Kemi Church

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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 28th (Mon): stop by LAURI Handicraft Shop & Atelier, Head underground at Syvasenvaara Fell, see Santa Claus Office, then make a trip to Santa Claus Village, and finally get your game on at Snowman World Igloo Hotel.

To find photos, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Rovaniemi journey maker website.

You can drive from Kemi to Rovaniemi in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to -6°C, and evening lows to -13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Fun & Games · Parks · Nature · Shopping
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Santa Claus Office ©
Santa Claus Office
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Snowman World Igloo Hotel ©
Snowman World Igloo Hotel

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