8 days in Tampere, Rovaniemi & Helsinki Itinerary

8 days in Tampere, Rovaniemi & Helsinki Itinerary

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Fly to Helsinki, Train to Tampere
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Tampere
— 2 nights
Train to Helsinki, Fly to Rovaniemi
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Rovaniemi
— 1 night
Fly
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Helsinki
— 3 nights
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Tampere

— 2 nights

Manchester of the North

Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Tammelantori as well as Moomin Museum. Start off your visit on the 21st (Sun): see the interesting displays at Moomin Museum and then stroll around Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon): stop by Tammelantori, then see the interesting displays at Mediamuseo Rupriikki, then see the interesting displays at Vapriikin Museokeskus, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Tampereen Tuomiokirkko.

To find photos, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read Tampere trip itinerary builder.

Portland, USA to Tampere is an approximately 18-hour combination of flight and train. You'll lose 10 hours traveling from Portland to Tampere due to the time zone difference. In November, Tampere is slightly colder than Portland - with highs of 37°F and lows of 30°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) to allow time to travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Tampere

Museums · Parks · Shopping · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Nov 20 — 23:

Rovaniemi

— 1 night

Official Hometown of Santa Claus

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Tue): make a trip to Santa Claus Village, enjoy some diversion at Santa Claus Office, and then stroll through Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy.

For more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Rovaniemi online travel route planner.

Traveling by combination of train and flight from Tampere to Rovaniemi takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Tampere in November: high temperatures in Rovaniemi hover around 28°F and lows are around 20°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) to allow time to fly to Helsinki.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Outdoors · Winter Sports · Fun & Games · Parks
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Helsinki

— 3 nights

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.
Helsinki is known for historic sites, museums, and shopping. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: pause for some serene contemplation at Temppeliaukio Church, admire the masterpieces at Kansallisgalleria, take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), and steep yourself in history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum.

For photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Helsinki online visit planner.

Traveling by flight from Rovaniemi to Helsinki takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Rovaniemi in November, things will get somewhat warmer in Helsinki: highs are around 40°F and lows about 32°F. On the 27th (Sat), you're off to home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites · Museums
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