7 days in Rovaniemi & Tampere Itinerary

7 days in Rovaniemi & Tampere Itinerary

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Fly
1
Rovaniemi
— 1 night
Fly to Helsinki, Train to Tampere
2
Tampere
— 4 nights
Drive to Helsinki Vantaa Airport, Fly to Indianapolis International Airport

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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 20th (Mon): take an in-depth tour of Arktikum and then take an exotic tour of a safari tour. Here are some ideas for day two: don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Office, then make a trip to Santa Claus Village, and then hit the slopes at Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy.

For where to stay, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Rovaniemi travel planner.

Indianapolis, USA to Rovaniemi is an approximately 19-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 7 hours traveling from Indianapolis to Rovaniemi. While traveling from Indianapolis, expect much colder days and slightly colder nights in Rovaniemi, ranging from highs of 51°F to lows of 37°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Tampere.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Outdoors · Parks · Winter Sports · Tours
Find places to stay May 20 — 21:
Highlights from your trip
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Safari
Safaris
4.4
Arktikum ©
History Museum
Arktikum
4.1

4
nights
Tampere

Manchester of the North

Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Step off the beaten path and head to Hatanpaa Arboretum and Nasinneula Tower. Get outdoors at Rauhaniemi Beach and Yyteri Beach. Change things up with a short trip to Ahtari Zoo in Ahtari (about 2 hours away). And it doesn't end there: test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Finlayson Church, and contemplate the long history of Amuri Museum of Workers' Housing.

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Do a combination of flight and train from Rovaniemi to Tampere in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Rovaniemi in May, you will find days in Tampere are a bit warmer (59°F), and nights are about the same (39°F). On the 25th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Find places to stay May 21 — 25:
Highlights from your trip
Rauhaniemi Beach ©
Must see
Rauhaniemi Beach
4.7
Yyteri Beach ©
Beach
Yyteri Beach
4.6

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