8 days in Finland Itinerary

8 days in Finland Itinerary

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Rovaniemi
— 1 day
2
Lahti
— 1 night
3
Tampere
— 1 night
4
Helsinki
— 3 nights

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Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Sun): don't miss a visit to Marttiini Store Old Factory, see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, thensee Santa Claus Office, and finally don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village.

To find other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Rovaniemi road trip site.

Melbourne, Australia to Rovaniemi is an approximately 26-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Melbourne to Rovaniemi is minus 8 hours. Traveling from Melbourne in February, expect Rovaniemi to be much colder, temps between °C and °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) to allow time to travel to Lahti.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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Safaris
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Marttiini Store Old Factory ©
Marttiini Store Old Factory

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night
Lahti

Lahti ©
Lahti is a city and municipality in Finland.Lahti is the capital of the Päijänne Tavastia region. Start off your visit on the 24th (Mon): contemplate the waterfront views at Pikku Vesijarvi and then take a stroll around Sibelius Hall.

To find other places to visit, photos, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Lahti route app.

Traveling by flight from Rovaniemi to Lahti takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In February, Lahti is a bit warmer than Rovaniemi - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Tampere.

Things to do in Lahti

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Pikku Vesijarvi ©
Pikku Vesijarvi
Sibelius Hall ©
Sibelius Hall

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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 25th (Tue): take in panoramic vistas at Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower, thenstroll through Suolijarvi Beach, and then snap pictures at Hameensilta.

To find maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Tampere trip planner.

Getting from Lahti to Tampere by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In February, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Helsinki.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower ©
Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower
Hameensilta ©
Hameensilta

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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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali). Visit Aurinkolahti Beach and Hietaranta Beach for some beach relaxation. The adventure continues: admire the landmark architecture of Temppeliaukio Church, stop by Marimekko, pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kamppi Chapel of Silence.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Helsinki tour site.

You can drive from Tampere to Helsinki in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In February, daytime highs in Helsinki are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Beaches Outdoors Parks
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church

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