9 days in Tampere, Rovaniemi & Helsinki Itinerary

9 days in Tampere, Rovaniemi & Helsinki Itinerary

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

— 1 night

Manchester of the North

Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
On the 21st (Sun), take an in-depth tour of Visavuori. On the next day, examine the collection at Mediamuseo Rupriikki, then examine the collection at Vapriikin Museokeskus, and then test the waters at Tullin Sauna.

For reviews, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Tampere road trip website.

Portland, USA to Tampere is an approximately 18-hour combination of flight and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Portland to Tampere is 10 hours. Traveling from Portland in November, things will get a bit cooler in Tampere: highs are around 37°F and lows about 30°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) early enough to travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Tampere

Museums · Spas

Side Trip

Find places to stay Nov 21 — 22:

Rovaniemi

— 2 nights

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): take an exotic tour of a safari tour and then take an in-depth tour of Arktikum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 24th (Wed): explore the fascinating underground world of Syvasenvaara Fell, have fun at Santa Claus Office, and then make a trip to Santa Claus Village.

For photos, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Rovaniemi vacation planner.

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 little chillier, temps between 28°F and 20°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) early enough to catch the flight to Helsinki.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Wildlife · Tours · Outdoors · Fun & Games
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Helsinki

— 4 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: admire the landmark architecture of Temppeliaukio Church, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), explore the world behind art at Kansallisgalleria, and contemplate the long history of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna.

To see ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Helsinki visit planner.

Fly from Rovaniemi to Helsinki in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Rovaniemi in November, expect Helsinki to be a bit warmer, temps between 40°F and 32°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) so you can catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Shopping
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