7 days in Finland Itinerary

7 days in Finland Itinerary

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Start: Dubai
Fly:  12 h 30 min
1
Rovaniemi
— 1 day
Drive:  4 h
2
Inari
— 1 night
Fly + Train:  5 h 15 min
3
Tampere
— 1 day
Drive:  1 h 45 min
4
Helsinki
— 3 nights
Fly:  9 h 30 min
End: Dubai

1
day
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Mon): take an exotic tour of a safari tour, thensee Santa Claus Office, and then make a trip to Santa Claus Village.

For ratings, reviews, photos, and tourist information, use the Rovaniemi trip itinerary builder.

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Rovaniemi is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. You can also drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Dubai to Rovaniemi. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from Dubai in January, with highs in Rovaniemi at -10°C and lows at -17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) so you can go by car to Inari.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

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

1
night
Inari

Inari ©
Inari is Finland's largest, most sparsely populated municipality, with four official languages, more than any other in the country. Start off your visit on the 15th (Tue): get great views at Otsamo Fell, examine the collection at Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church.

To find reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Inari trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Rovaniemi to Inari takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Traveling from Rovaniemi in January, expect a bit cooler with lows of -20°C in Inari. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Tampere.

Things to do in Inari

Museums Historic Sites
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Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church
Otsamo Fell ©
Otsamo Fell

1
day
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Wed): stroll through Rauhaniemi Beach and then have fun at Pyynikki's Swim Hall.

To see reviews, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Tampere trip maker.

You can do a combination of flight and train from Inari to Tampere in 6 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. Traveling from Inari in January, expect Tampere to be a bit warmer, temps between -5°C and -12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) so you can go by car to Helsinki.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Rauhaniemi Beach ©
Rauhaniemi Beach
Pyynikki's Swim Hall ©
Pyynikki's Swim Hall

3
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.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Thu): pause for some serene contemplation at Temppeliaukio Church, explore the historical opulence of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, thentake a stroll through Katajanokka, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stroll through The Esplanadi Park, make a trip to Senate Square, and then get engrossed in the history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum.

To find other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Helsinki planner.

Traveling by car from Tampere to Helsinki takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. January in Helsinki sees daily highs of -3°C and lows of -9°C at night. On the 19th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Parks
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Katajanokka ©
Katajanokka
Ullanlinna ©
Ullanlinna

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