11 days in Finland Itinerary

11 days in Finland Itinerary

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11 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Dubai
Fly:  14​h 15​min
Akaslompolo
— Few hours
Drive:  6​h 30​min
Mustasaari
— Few hours
Drive:  3​h 30​min
Pori
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
Tampere
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
Lahti
— 1 night
train:  1​h
Helsinki
— 4 nights
Fly:  9​h 30​min
End: Dubai

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Akaslompolo

Akaslompolo ©
Start off your visit on the 26th (Fri): stop by Akaslompolo Sportshop, surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, and then head outdoors with Seven Fells Up.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Akaslompolo road trip planning site .

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Akaslompolo is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Dubai to Akaslompolo. Plan for colder temperatures traveling from Dubai in October, with highs in Akaslompolo at 3°C and lows at -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) so you can travel to Mustasaari.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

#Outdoors, #Tours, #Wildlife
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Seven Fells Up ©
Seven Fells Up
Akaslompolo Sportshop ©
Akaslompolo Sportshop
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Mustasaari

Mustasaari ©
Korsholm is a municipality of Finland. Kick off your visit on the 27th (Sat): explore the striking landscape at Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site.

To find ratings, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read Mustasaari driving holiday app .

Getting from Akaslompolo to Mustasaari by car takes about 9 hours. Other options: fly. Traveling from Akaslompolo in October, things will get somewhat warmer in Mustasaari: highs are around 8°C and lows about 1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) early enough to travel to Pori.

Things to do in Mustasaari

#Nature, #Parks, #Wildlife

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Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site
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Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site ©

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Pori

Pori ©
Pori is a city and municipality on the west coast of Finland. Start off your visit on the 28th (Sun): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Central Pori Church (Keski-Porin kirkko), then take in the exciting artwork at Pori Art Museum, then don't miss a visit to Juselius Mausoleum, and finally kick back and relax at Yyteri Beach.

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You can drive from Mustasaari to Pori in 3 hours. In October in Pori, expect temperatures between 9°C during the day and 1°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Tampere.

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#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches
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Yyteri Beach ©
Yyteri Beach
Juselius Mausoleum ©
Juselius Mausoleum

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Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Mon): take in the spiritual surroundings of Vanha Kirkko, kick back and relax at Rauhaniemi Beach, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Suolijarvi Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the sky in a new way at Sarkanniemi Theme Park.

For where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, use the Tampere trip itinerary website .

Traveling by car from Pori to Tampere takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 8°C in October, and nighttime lows around 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Lahti.

Things to do in Tampere

#Parks, #Childrens Museums, #Theme Parks
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Suolijarvi Beach ©
Suolijarvi Beach
Sarkanniemi Theme Park ©
Sarkanniemi Theme Park
Rauhaniemi Beach ©
Rauhaniemi Beach

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Lahti

Lahti ©
Lahti is a city and municipality in Finland.Lahti is the capital of the Päijänne Tavastia region. Start off your visit on the 31st (Wed): hit the slopes at Messila Maailma Oy Ski Center, then admire the local landmark of Musical Fountain, and then take a stroll around Sibelius Hall.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Lahti trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Tampere to Lahti takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In October, daytime highs in Lahti are 8°C, while nighttime lows are 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Wed) early enough to take a train to Helsinki.

Things to do in Lahti

#Winter Sports, #Parks, #Outdoors

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Messila Maailma Oy Ski Center
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Sibelius Hall ©
Sibelius Hall

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Helsinki

Helsinki ©
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.
Step out of the city life by going to Aurinkolahti Beach and Hietaranta Beach. Head to Marimekko and Flamingo Entertainment Centrefor plenty of shopping. There's lots more to do: brush up on your military savvy at Fortress of Suomenlinna, shop like a local with Old Market Hall, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kamppi Chapel of Silence, and look for gifts at Marimekko.

For photos, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, use the Helsinki trip tool .

You can take a train from Lahti to Helsinki in an hour. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 10°C in October, and nighttime lows around 1°C. On the 4th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

#Shopping, #Parks, #Outdoors

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Flamingo Entertainment Centre
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Aurinkolahti Beach ©
Aurinkolahti Beach
Fortress of Suomenlinna ©
Fortress of Suomenlinna
Rock Church ©
Rock Church