8 days in Finland Itinerary

8 days in Finland Itinerary

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8 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
Fly:  9​h 30​min
1
Helsinki
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Tampere
— 2 nights
train + Fly:  4​h 45​min
3
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Fly:  16​h 45​min
End: New Delhi

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.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Wed): take in the spiritual surroundings of Kamppi Chapel of Silence and then learn about all things military at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna. On the next day, admire the striking features of Temppeliaukion Church, admire the striking features of Helsinki Central Railway Station, then take a stroll through Katajanokka, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, and finally relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

For where to stay, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Helsinki road trip tool .

New Delhi, India to Helsinki is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3 hours traveling from New Delhi to Helsinki. Plan for colder temperatures traveling from New Delhi in December, with highs in Helsinki at 3°C and lows at -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) to allow time to take a train to Tampere.

Things to do in Helsinki

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Nuuksio National Park
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Nuuksio National Park ©
Nuuksio National Park
Katajanokka ©
Katajanokka

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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 7th (Sat): stroll through Rauhaniemi Beach, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Tampereen Tuomiokirkko, then contemplate the long history of Amuri Museum of Workers' Housing, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower.

To see ratings, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read Tampere road trip planning website .

You can take a train from Helsinki to Tampere in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Traveling from Helsinki in December, expect Tampere to be slightly colder, temps between 0°C and -6°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) so you can travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Rauhaniemi Beach ©
Rauhaniemi Beach
Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower ©
Amuri Museum of Workers' Housing ©

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Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Rovaniemi is known for wildlife, museums, fun & games, nightlife, and theme parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Santa Claus Village, look for gifts at LAURI Handicraft Shop & Atelier, have fun at Santa Claus Office, and get engrossed in the history at Arktikum.

To find other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Rovaniemi trip planner .

Do a combination of train and flight from Tampere to Rovaniemi in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In December, Rovaniemi is a bit cooler than Tampere - with highs of -6°C and lows of -13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks Museums Nature
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Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Arktikum ©
Arktikum

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