8 days in Oulu, Rovaniemi & Tampere Itinerary

8 days in Oulu, Rovaniemi & Tampere Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Oulu
— 1 day
2
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
3
Tampere
— 4 nights

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 20-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

Childrens Museums · 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.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read Rovaniemi trip itinerary builder app.

You can take a train from Oulu to Rovaniemi in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. 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 · Outdoors
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Snowman World Igloo Hotel ©
Snowman World Igloo Hotel
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Santa Claus Office ©
Santa Claus Office

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 Hatanpaa Arboretum and Rauhaniemi Beach. Change things up with a short trip to Ahtari Zoo in Ahtari (about 2 hours away). Pack the 24th (Fri) with family-friendly diversions at Sarkanniemi Theme Park. There's much more to do: steep yourself in history at Amuri Museum of Workers' Housing, take in panoramic vistas at Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower, and get your game on at Irti Maasta Tampere.

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You can do a combination of flight and train from Rovaniemi to Tampere in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In August, plan for daily highs up to 68°F, and evening lows to 50°F. 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 · Theme Parks

Side Trip

Ahtari Zoo
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Hatanpaa Arboretum ©
Hatanpaa Arboretum
Ahtari Zoo ©
Ahtari Zoo
Rauhaniemi Beach ©
Rauhaniemi Beach

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