8 days in Finland Itinerary

8 days in Finland Itinerary

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

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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.
On the 28th (Tue), visit Katajanokka, thenexplore the historical opulence of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, thentake a stroll through Ullanlinna, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral. Here are some ideas for day two: get to know the fascinating history of The Esplanadi Park, stop by Artisaani, thenshop like a local with Market Square Kauppatori, and finally buy something for everyone on your list at Kamppi Shopping Centre.

To find photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Helsinki road trip website.

Bangkok, Thailand to Helsinki is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Indochina Time to Eastern European Standard Time, which is usually a -5 hour difference. Plan for colder temperatures traveling from Bangkok in May, with highs in Helsinki at °C and lows at °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) early enough to drive to Tampere.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Shopping Neighborhoods
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Market Square Kauppatori ©
Market Square Kauppatori
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.
Take the guesswork out of planning a Tampere vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Helsinki to Tampere takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In May in Tampere, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. You will leave for Oulu on the 30th (Thu).

Things to do in Tampere

Museums Parks Outdoors
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Oulu

Oulu ©
Oulu is a city and municipality of inhabitants in the region of Northern Ostrobothnia, Finland. Start off your visit on the 30th (Thu): hunt for treasures at Kauppahalli, see the interesting displays at Pohjois-Pohjanmaan museo, thensee the interesting displays at Oulun Taidemuseo, and finally stroll through Nallikari Beach.

To find traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Oulu tour planner.

Traveling by train from Tampere to Oulu takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Tampere in May: highs in Oulu hover around °C, while lows dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 31st (Fri) to allow time for the train ride to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Oulu

Museums Outdoors Beaches
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Turkansaaren Ulkomuseo ©
Turkansaaren Ulkomuseo
Nallikari Beach ©
Nallikari Beach
Pohjois-Pohjanmaan museo ©
Pohjois-Pohjanmaan museo

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Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
On the 31st (Fri), stroll the grounds of German Soldier s Cemetery. On your second day here, make a trip to Santa Claus Village, see Santa Claus Office, stop by LAURI Handicraft Shop & Atelier, thenget engrossed in the history at Arktikum, and finally make a trip to Lordi's Square.

To see where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Rovaniemi trip app.

Traveling by train from Oulu to Rovaniemi takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in May, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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Safaris
Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village

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