8 days in Oulu, Rovaniemi & Tampere Itinerary

8 days in Oulu, Rovaniemi & Tampere Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Indianapolis
Fly:  17 h 45 min
1
Oulu
— 1 day
Train:  2 h 30 min
2
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Fly + Train:  4 h 45 min
3
Tampere
— 4 nights
Fly:  18 h 15 min
End: Indianapolis

1
day
Oulu

Oulu ©
Oulu is a city and municipality of inhabitants in the region of Northern Ostrobothnia, Finland. Start off your visit on the 19th (Sun): walk around Ainolan Puisto, then get curious at Tietomaa, and then appreciate the history behind Toripolliisi.

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Indianapolis, USA to Oulu is an approximately 19- hour flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET), which is usually a 7 hour difference. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Indianapolis in August, with highs in Oulu at 66°F and lows at 51°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) so you can take a train to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Oulu

Museums Childrens Museums Parks
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Tietomaa ©
Tietomaa
Ainolan Puisto ©
Ainolan Puisto
Toripolliisi ©
Toripolliisi

2
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
On the 20th (Mon), let the kids burn off some steam at Angry Birds Park, look for gifts at LAURI Handicraft Shop & Atelier, and then see the top attractions with Feelapland. On your second day here, don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village, have some family-friendly fun at Snowman World Igloo Hotel, then see Santa Claus Office, then explore the fascinating underground world of Syvasenvaara Fell, and finally look for gifts at Your Piece Of Finland.

To find where to stay, maps, ratings, and tourist information, read Rovaniemi trip itinerary builder app.

You can take a train from Oulu to Rovaniemi in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. In August in Rovaniemi, expect temperatures between 63°F during the day and 49°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to travel to Tampere.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Fun & Games Parks Wildlife
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Snowman World Igloo Hotel ©
Snowman World Igloo Hotel
Santa Claus Office ©
Santa Claus Office
Angry Birds Park ©
Angry Birds Park

4
nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Sarkanniemi Theme Park and Ahtari Zoo. There's much more to do: identify plant and animal life at Hatanpaa Arboretum, have some family-friendly fun at Irti Maasta Tampere, enjoy breathtaking views from Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower, and enjoy the sand and surf at Rauhaniemi Beach.

To see more things to do, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Tampere driving holiday planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and train from Rovaniemi to Tampere takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. In August in Tampere, expect temperatures between 68°F during the day and 50°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Museums

Side Trip

Ahtari Zoo
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Hatanpaa Arboretum ©
Hatanpaa Arboretum
Sarkanniemi Theme Park ©
Sarkanniemi Theme Park
Ahtari Zoo ©
Ahtari Zoo

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