7 days in Rovaniemi & Tampere Itinerary

7 days in Rovaniemi & Tampere Itinerary

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Rovaniemi
— 1 night
2
Tampere
— 4 nights

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night
Rovaniemi

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, thenmake 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 18.5-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 °F to lows of °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Tampere.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Outdoors Winter Sports Parks
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Safaris
Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy ©
Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy
Arktikum ©
Arktikum

4
nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
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 Rauhaniemi Beach and Finlayson Church. Get outdoors at Hatanpaa Arboretum and Yyteri Beach. Change things up with a short trip to Ahtari Zoo in Ahtari (about 2 hours away). There's lots more to do: test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, contemplate the long history of Amuri Museum of Workers' Housing, and enjoy breathtaking views from Nasinneula Tower.

To find traveler tips, maps, photos, and tourist information, use the Tampere trip builder.

Traveling by combination of flight and train from Rovaniemi to Tampere takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. When traveling from Rovaniemi in May, plan for somewhat warmer days in Tampere, with highs around °F, while nights are about the same with lows around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Ahtari Zoo, Yyteri Beach
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Rauhaniemi Beach ©
Rauhaniemi Beach
Yyteri Beach ©
Yyteri Beach
Hatanpaa Arboretum ©
Hatanpaa Arboretum

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