8 days in Finland Itinerary

8 days in Finland Itinerary

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8 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Kuala Lumpur
Fly:  16​h 30​min
1
Helsinki
— 3 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
2
Tampere
— 1 night
train + Fly:  4​h 45​min
3
Rovaniemi
— 1 night
Fly:  20​h 15​min
End: Kuala Lumpur

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.
Pack the 30th (Mon) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. There's lots more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Rock Church, make a trip to Senate Square, meet the residents at Korkeasaari Zoo, and pause for some photo ops at Sibelius Monument.

For maps, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Helsinki trip builder tool .

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Helsinki is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight. You'll gain 6 hours traveling from Kuala Lumpur to Helsinki due to the time zone difference. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from Kuala Lumpur in December, with highs in Helsinki at 3°C and lows at -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) to allow enough time to take a train to Tampere.

Things to do in Helsinki

#Historic Sites, #Theme Parks, #Museums
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Rock Church ©
Rock Church
Fortress of Suomenlinna ©
Fortress of Suomenlinna
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

1
night
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 2nd (Thu): enjoy breathtaking views from Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower, tour the pleasant surroundings at Rauhaniemi Beach, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Tampere Cathedral, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Vanha Kirkko.

To see photos, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Tampere attractions planner.

Traveling by train from Helsinki to Tampere takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Expect a daytime high around -5°C in January, and nighttime lows around -12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Tampere

#Parks, #Beaches, #Outdoors
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Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower ©
Rauhaniemi Beach ©
Rauhaniemi Beach
Tampere Cathedral ©
Tampere Cathedral

1
night
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
On the 3rd (Fri), see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, see Santa Claus Office, then find something for the whole family at Santa Claus Village, and finally have fun at Snowman World Igloo Hotel.

To see traveler tips, maps, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Rovaniemi trip builder app .

Traveling by combination of train and flight from Tampere to Rovaniemi takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from Tampere in January, expect Rovaniemi to be a bit cooler, temps between -10°C and -17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

#Theme Parks, #Tours, #Outdoors
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Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Safaris
Santa Claus Office ©
Santa Claus Office

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