7 days in Finland Itinerary

7 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

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

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.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Sun): browse the exhibits of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna. On the 18th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the striking features of Temppeliaukio Church, look for gifts at Artisaani, thenhunt for treasures at Old Market Hall, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, and finally wander the streets of Katajanokka.

For other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Helsinki tour itinerary planning site.

Istanbul, Turkey to Helsinki is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and ferry. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Istanbul to Helsinki due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Istanbul, expect little chillier days and colder nights in Helsinki, ranging from highs of °C to lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) so you can travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Nature 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

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night
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
On the 20th (Wed), see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, thenstop by LAURI Handicraft Shop & Atelier, and then get engrossed in the history at Arktikum.

For more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Rovaniemi trip itinerary planning website.

You can fly from Helsinki to Rovaniemi in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Helsinki in February, with highs in Rovaniemi at °C and lows at °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Akaslompolo.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
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Safaris
Arktikum ©
Arktikum

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Akaslompolo

On the 21st (Thu), look for gifts at Akaslompolo Sportshop and then take an exotic tour of a safari tour.

For ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Akaslompolo trip planning tool.

You can drive from Rovaniemi to Akaslompolo in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In February in Akaslompolo, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) early enough to travel to Tampere.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
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Safaris
Akaslompolo Sportshop ©
Akaslompolo Sportshop

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night
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
On the 22nd (Fri), stroll through Riihiniemen Uimaranta, thenview the masterpieces at Laukko Manor, and then take in the exciting artwork at Galleria Ronga. Here are some ideas for day two: enjoy the sand and surf at Rauhaniemi Beach.

To see photos, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Tampere trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by flight from Akaslompolo to Tampere takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Akaslompolo in February, expect Tampere to be somewhat warmer, temps between °C and °C. On the 23rd (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Tampere

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trip

Laukko Manor
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Rauhaniemi Beach ©
Rauhaniemi Beach
Laukko Manor ©
Laukko Manor
Galleria Ronga ©
Galleria Ronga

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