8 days in Finland Itinerary

8 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

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

2
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.
Popular historic sites such as Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Helsinki Cathedral are in your itinerary. Do some cultural sightseeing at Temppeliaukio Church and Ullanlinna. Get out of town with these interesting Helsinki side-trips: Sipoonkorven Kansallispuisto (in Vantaa) and Nuuksio National Park (in Espoo). It doesn't end there: make a trip to Old Market Hall and take a stroll through Katajanokka.

To see reviews, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, use the Helsinki travel route builder website.

Cairo, Egypt to Helsinki is an approximately 11-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of car, train, and ferry. Expect colder temperatures when traveling from Cairo in April; daily highs in Helsinki reach 9°C and lows reach 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Tampere.

Things to do in Helsinki

Nature · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips

Sipoonkorven Kansallispuisto, Nuuksio National Park
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church

1
night
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
To find ratings, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, go to the Tampere trip builder website.

You can drive from Helsinki to Tampere in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 8°C in April, and nighttime lows around -1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) so you can travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Tampere

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks
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Rauhaniemi Beach ©
Rauhaniemi Beach
Vapriikin Museokeskus ©
Vapriikin Museokeskus
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko ©
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko

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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 6th (Sat): look for gifts at Your Piece Of Finland, take an in-depth tour of Arktikum, then take an exotic tour of a safari tour, and finally don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village.

To see maps, ratings, photos, and tourist information, go to the Rovaniemi online travel route builder.

Do a combination of train and flight from Tampere to Rovaniemi in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. When traveling from Tampere in April, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Rovaniemi: temperatures range from 3°C by day to -3°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) early enough to drive to Akaslompolo.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours
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Safaris
Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Your Piece Of Finland ©
Your Piece Of Finland

1
night
Akaslompolo

Start off your visit on the 7th (Sun): get outside with Seven Fells Up and then take an exotic tour of a safari tour.

To see more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Akaslompolo trip planner.

Drive from Rovaniemi to Akaslompolo in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In April in Akaslompolo, expect temperatures between 3°C during the day and -4°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours
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Safaris
Seven Fells Up ©
Seven Fells Up

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