8 days in Tampere, Lapland & Helsinki Itinerary

8 days in Tampere, Lapland & Helsinki Itinerary

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Tampere
— 1 night
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Rovaniemi
— 1 night
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Kittila
— 2 nights
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Saariselka
— 1 night
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Helsinki
— 2 nights

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Tampere

Tampere ©

Manchester of the North

Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
On the 15th (Thu), stop by Tallipihan Suklaapuoti.

To find photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Tampere trip maker site.

Venice, Italy to Tampere is an approximately 8-hour combination of flight and train. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Venice to Tampere. Traveling from Venice in November, things will get little chillier in Tampere: highs are around 3°C and lows about -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks · Wildlife · Historic Sites · Shopping
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Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower ©
Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower
Hatanpaa Arboretum ©
Hatanpaa Arboretum
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko ©
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko

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Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©

Official Hometown of Santa Claus

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
On the 17th (Sat), get some fabulous bargains at Marttiini Store Old Factory, then look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, and then find something for the whole family at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus.

To find ratings, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Rovaniemi journey maker site.

Traveling by combination of train and flight from Tampere to Rovaniemi takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Tampere in November, expect Rovaniemi to be a bit cooler, temps between -2°C and -7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) early enough to drive to Kittila.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours
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SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus ©
Safaris
Marttiini Store Old Factory ©
Marttiini Store Old Factory

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Kittila

Kittila ©
Kittilä is a municipality of Finland and a popular holiday resort.It is located in northern Finland north of the Arctic Circle within the Lapland region. Start off your visit on the 18th (Sun): experience rural life at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm, then look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, then join the crowd at Icekarting Levi, and finally don't miss a visit to Lapland Hotels SnowVillage. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: grab your bike and head to Levi Ski Resort.

To see photos, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Kittila tour builder tool.

Traveling by car from Rovaniemi to Kittila takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Rovaniemi in November, plan for a bit cooler nights in Kittila, with lows around -11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Saariselka.

Things to do in Kittila

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Winter Sports

Side Trip

Find places to stay Nov 17 — 19:
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi
Lapland Hotels SnowVillage ©
Lapland Hotels SnowVillage

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Saariselka

Saariselka ©
Outdoor pursuits--ranging from cross-country skiing and snowmobiling to reindeer safaris and chasing Northern Lights--draw the largest number of tourists to Saariselka.
On the 20th (Tue), identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas and then examine the collection at Gold Prospector Museum.

For maps, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, read our Saariselka online trip itinerary maker.

Drive from Kittila to Saariselka in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. In November, daily temperatures in Saariselka can reach -3°C, while at night they dip to -10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) early enough to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Saariselka

Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours · Museums

Side Trip

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Gold Prospector Museum ©
Gold Prospector Museum

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Helsinki

Helsinki ©

Daughter of the Baltic

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 21st (Wed): admire the striking features of Temppeliaukio Church, stroll around Sibelius Monument, then explore the galleries of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, then step into the grandiose world of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali). Here are some ideas for day two: pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, then don't miss a visit to Senate Square, and then test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms.

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Fly from Saariselka to Helsinki in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or drive. Traveling from Saariselka in November, expect Helsinki to be a bit warmer, temps between 5°C and 0°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

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Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Room Escape Games
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna

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