7 days in Finland Itinerary

7 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Helsinki
— 2 nights
2
Tampere
— 1 night
3
Akaslompolo
— 1 day
4
Rovaniemi
— 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.
Let the collections at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Galerie Forsblom capture your imagination. Your inner history buff will appreciate Helsinki Cathedral and Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali). Step out of Helsinki to go to Espoo and see Nuuksio National Park, which is approximately 48 minutes away. There's still lots to do: admire the landmark architecture of Temppeliaukio Church, browse the different shops at Kamppi Shopping Centre, make a trip to Market Square Kauppatori, and stop by Katajanokka.

For other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Helsinki travel itinerary planner.

Sacramento, USA to Helsinki is an approximately 17-hour flight. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET), which is usually a 10 hour difference. Traveling from Sacramento in November, you will find days in Helsinki are colder (°F), and nights are a bit cooler (°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Tampere.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Nature Shopping

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

Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
On the 7th (Thu), enjoy the sand and surf at Riihiniemen Uimaranta, thenrelax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, thenstop by Tallipihan Suklaapuoti, and finally view the masterpieces at Galleria Ronga.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read our Tampere online visit planner.

You can drive from Helsinki to Tampere in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. November in Tampere sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) early enough to travel to Akaslompolo.

Things to do in Tampere

Beaches Outdoors Parks
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Spas
Galleria Ronga ©
Galleria Ronga
Tallipihan Suklaapuoti ©
Tallipihan Suklaapuoti

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Akaslompolo

On the 8th (Fri), take an exotic tour of a safari tour and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Yllas Ski Resort.

To find more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Akaslompolo road trip site.

Fly from Tampere to Akaslompolo in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Tampere in November, with highs in Akaslompolo at °F and lows at °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) early enough to drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports

Side Trip

Yllas Ski Resort
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Safaris
Yllas Ski Resort ©
Yllas Ski Resort

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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 9th (Sat), stop by LAURI Handicraft Shop & Atelier and then take an exotic tour of a safari tour.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Rovaniemi travel route builder.

Drive from Akaslompolo to Rovaniemi in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In November, daytime highs in Rovaniemi are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Wildlife Tours Outdoors
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Safaris

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