8 days in Oulu, Rovaniemi & Tampere Itinerary

8 days in Oulu, Rovaniemi & Tampere Itinerary

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8 days in Oulu, Rovaniemi & Tampere Itinerary

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. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Sun): tour the pleasant surroundings at Ainolan Puisto, enjoy some diversion at Tietomaa, and then pause for some photo ops at Toripolliisi.

To see other places to visit, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, use the Oulu online tour itinerary planner .

Indianapolis, USA to Oulu is an approximately 18-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Eastern European Time is 7 hours. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Indianapolis in August, with highs in Oulu at 66°F and lows at 51°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) so you can catch the 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.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Mon): enjoy some diversion at Angry Birds Park, then look for gifts at LAURI, and then see the top attractions with Feelapland. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get in on the family fun at Santa Claus Village, enjoy some diversion at Snowman World Igloo Hotel, have fun at Santa Claus Office, then explore the fascinating underground world of Syvasenvaara Fell, and finally look for gifts at Your Piece Of Finland.

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Getting from Oulu to Rovaniemi by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or drive. In August, plan for daily highs up to 63°F, and evening lows to 49°F. Cap off 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 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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Ahtari Zoo and Irti Maasta Tampere. see Sarkanniemi Theme Park. Next up on the itinerary: identify plant and animal life at Hatanpaa Arboretum, contemplate the long history of Amuri Museum of Workers' Housing, tour the pleasant surroundings at Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower, and enjoy the sand and surf at Rauhaniemi Beach.

To see maps and tourist information, read Tampere online tour planner .

Do a combination of flight and train from Rovaniemi to Tampere in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. August in Tampere sees daily highs of 68°F and lows of 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 Childrens Museums

Side Trip

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

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