8 days in Finland Itinerary

8 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Kuala Lumpur
Fly:  16 h 30 min
1
Helsinki
— 3 nights
Drive:  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. And it doesn't end there: step into the grandiose world of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Temppeliaukio Church, admire the masterpieces at Kansallisgalleria, and don't miss a visit to Senate Square.

To find maps, photos, and more tourist information, use the Helsinki route app.

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Helsinki is an approximately 16.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and ferry; or do a combination of bus and flight. You'll gain 6 hours traveling from Kuala Lumpur to Helsinki due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Kuala Lumpur in December, things will get cooler in Helsinki: highs are around 3°C and lows about -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) to allow time to drive to Tampere.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Theme Parks Museums
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
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.
On the 2nd (Thu), enjoy breathtaking views from Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower, then kick back and relax at Rauhaniemi Beach, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Tampereen Tuomiokirkko, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Vanha Kirkko.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Tampere route planner.

Getting from Helsinki to Tampere by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In January in Tampere, expect temperatures between -5°C during the day and -12°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) to allow time to travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower ©
Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko ©
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko
Rauhaniemi Beach ©
Rauhaniemi Beach

1
night
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 don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village, and finally get your game on at Snowman World Igloo Hotel.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Rovaniemi route tool.

You can do a combination of train and flight from Tampere to Rovaniemi in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Traveling from Tampere in January, things will get a bit cooler in Rovaniemi: highs are around -10°C and lows about -17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Wildlife Fun & Games Outdoors
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Safaris
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Santa Claus Office ©
Santa Claus Office

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