7 days in Rovaniemi, Tampere & Helsinki Region Itinerary

7 days in Rovaniemi, Tampere & Helsinki Region Itinerary

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Rovaniemi
— 1 night
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Tampere
— 2 nights
3
Loviisa
— 1 night
4
Helsinki
— 1 night

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Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Santa Claus Village has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 20th (Mon): make a trip to Santa Claus Village and then stop by LAURI Handicraft Shop & Atelier. On the 21st (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: Head underground at Syvasenvaara Fell and then take in the dramatic scenery at Auttikongas.

To find traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Rovaniemi trip planner.

Indianapolis, USA to Rovaniemi is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. Traveling from Indianapolis to Rovaniemi, you'll lose 7 hours due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Indianapolis in May, plan for colder days in Rovaniemi, with highs around °F, while nights are slightly colder with lows around °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) so you can travel to Tampere.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Parks Nature Shopping
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Auttikongas ©
Auttikongas
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village

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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 22nd (Wed): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Seitsemisen Kansallispuisto. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu): enjoy breathtaking views from Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower, thenlook for all kinds of wild species at Hatanpaa Arboretum, and then kick back and relax at Riihiniemen Uimaranta.

To see ratings, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, go to the Tampere online journey maker.

You can do a combination of flight and train from Rovaniemi to Tampere in 5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. Traveling from Rovaniemi in May, expect nights in Tampere to be about the same, around °F, while days are somewhat warmer, around °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) early enough to travel to Loviisa.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

Seitsemisen Kansallispuisto
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Seitsemisen Kansallispuisto ©
Seitsemisen Kansallispuisto
Hatanpaa Arboretum ©
Hatanpaa Arboretum
Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower ©
Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower

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Loviisa

Loviisa ©
Loviisa is a municipality and town of inhabitants on the southern coast of Finland. Kick off your visit on the 24th (Fri): pause for some serene contemplation at Loviisan kirkko, steep yourself in history at The Runeberg Home, stop by Riimikko, thenmake a trip to Porvoo Old Town, and finally get some fabulous bargains at Brunberg Candy Factory Shop.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Loviisa visit planning site.

You can drive from Tampere to Loviisa in 3 hours. May in Loviisa sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Loviisa

Shopping Historic Sites

Side Trip

Porvoo
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Riimikko ©
Riimikko
Porvoo Old Town ©
Porvoo Old Town
Brunberg Candy Factory Shop ©
Brunberg Candy Factory Shop

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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 25th (Sat): browse the exhibits of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, thentake an in-depth tour of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temppeliaukio Church.

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Traveling by car from Loviisa to Helsinki takes 1.5 hours. In May, daytime highs in Helsinki are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Museums
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Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna

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