8 days in Finland Itinerary

8 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

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

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.
Helsinki is known for historic sites, shopping, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the historical opulence of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, make a trip to Senate Square, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Temppeliaukio Church.

For where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Helsinki trip itinerary maker app.

Bangkok, Thailand to Helsinki is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Indochina Time (ICT) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET), which is usually a -5 hour difference. Prepare for much colder weather when traveling from Bangkok in December: high temperatures in Helsinki hover around °C and lows are around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Tampere.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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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.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Sun): enjoy the sand and surf at Riihiniemen Uimaranta, enjoy breathtaking views from Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower, thensee the interesting displays at Vapriikin Museokeskus, and finally indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Tampere trip itinerary maker app.

You can drive from Helsinki to Tampere in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Helsinki in December; daily highs in Tampere reach °C and lows reach °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Museums Spas
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Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower ©
Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower
Vapriikin Museokeskus ©
Vapriikin Museokeskus
Spas

1
night
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Mon): look for gifts at LAURI Handicraft Shop & Atelier, explore the fascinating underground world of Syvasenvaara Fell, thenenjoy some diversion at Santa Claus Office, thendon't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village, and finally examine the collection at Christmas House Santa.

To find maps, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Rovaniemi road trip website.

You can do a combination of train and flight from Tampere to Rovaniemi in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Tampere in December; daily highs in Rovaniemi reach °C and lows reach °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Kemi.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Museums Nature Parks
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Christmas House Santa ©
Christmas House Santa
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Santa Claus Office ©
Santa Claus Office

1
night
Kemi

Kemi ©
Kemi is a town and municipality of Finland. Kick off your visit on the 29th (Tue): take in the spiritual surroundings of Kemi Church, step off the mainland to explore Perameren Kansallispuisto, thentake in panoramic vistas at Tornion vesitorni, thentake an in-depth tour of The Provincial Museum Of Tornio Valley, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Tornio Church.

To see traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read Kemi trip itinerary tool.

Getting from Rovaniemi to Kemi by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Kemi are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Kemi

Museums Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Tornio
Find places to stay Dec 28 — 29:
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The Provincial Museum Of Tornio Valley ©
The Provincial Museum Of Tornio Valley
Kemi Church ©
Kemi Church
Tornion vesitorni ©
Tornion vesitorni

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