7 days in Finland Itinerary

7 days in Finland Itinerary

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7 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Mumbai
Fly:  18​h 30​min
1
Rovaniemi
— 1 day
Fly + train:  4​h 45​min
2
Tampere
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
3
Helsinki
— 2 nights
Fly:  14​h
End: Mumbai

1
day
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
On the 15th (Wed), see Santa Claus Office, take an exotic tour of a safari tour, then stop by LAURI, and finally find something for the whole family at Santa Claus Village.

To see photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Rovaniemi visit website .

Mumbai, India to Rovaniemi is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight and train. The time zone changes from India Standard Time (IST) to Eastern European Time (EET), which is usually a -3 hour difference. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from Mumbai in January; daily highs in Rovaniemi reach -10°C and lows reach -17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) so you can travel to Tampere.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
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Safaris
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Santa Claus Office ©
Santa Claus Office

2
nights
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 16th (Thu): enjoy the sand and surf at Riihiniemen Uimaranta, then shop like a local with Laukko Manor, then view the masterpieces at Galleria Ronga, and finally look for gifts at Keittioelamaa. On the 17th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, stroll through Rauhaniemi Beach, then view the masterpieces at Haihara Art Centre, and finally contemplate the long history of Amuri Museum of Workers' Housing.

To find maps, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Tampere trip planner .

Getting from Rovaniemi to Tampere by combination of flight and train takes about 5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Rovaniemi in January; daily highs in Tampere reach -5°C and lows reach -12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) to allow time to take a train to Helsinki.

Things to do in Tampere

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Laukko Manor
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Rauhaniemi Beach ©
Rauhaniemi Beach
Amuri Museum of Workers' Housing ©
Amuri Museum of Workers' Housing
Laukko Manor ©
Laukko Manor

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.
On the 18th (Sat), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), take a stroll through Katajanokka, pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, then hunt for treasures at Old Market Hall, and finally stop by Artisaani. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: browse the different shops at Kamppi Shopping Centre, take in the spiritual surroundings of Rock Church, then step into the grandiose world of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of The Esplanadi Park.

To see more things to do, photos, maps, and other tourist information, read Helsinki day trip app .

Traveling by train from Tampere to Helsinki takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Expect a daytime high around -3°C in January, and nighttime lows around -9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Shopping Parks
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church

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