11 days in Finland Itinerary

11 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Helsinki
— 5 nights
2
Tampere
— 3 nights
3
Turku
— 1 night

5
nights
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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and Linnanmaki Amusement Park. Family-friendly places like Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Katajanokka will thrill your kids. The adventure continues: admire the striking features of Temppeliaukio Church, don't miss a visit to Senate Square, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), and pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral.

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Helsinki is an approximately 10-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference moving from Gulf Standard Time (GST) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET) is minus 2 hours. Prepare for much colder weather when traveling from Dubai in August: high temperatures in Helsinki hover around °C and lows are around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) so you can go by car to Tampere.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Historic Sites Theme Parks
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Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Katajanokka ©
Katajanokka

3
nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Attractions like Sarkanniemi Theme Park and Vapriikin Museokeskus make great kid-friendly stops. Discover out-of-the-way places like Hatanpaa Arboretum and Rauhaniemi Beach. The adventure continues: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tampereen Tuomiokirkko, see the interesting displays at The Car Museum of Vehoniemi (Vehoniemen automuseo), take in panoramic vistas at Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower, and stroll around Nasi Park.

To find photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Tampere road trip planner.

Drive from Helsinki to Tampere in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in August, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) so you can go by car to Turku.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trip

The Car Museum of Vehoniemi (Vehoniemen automuseo)
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Hatanpaa Arboretum ©
Hatanpaa Arboretum
Sarkanniemi Theme Park ©
Sarkanniemi Theme Park
Vapriikin Museokeskus ©
Vapriikin Museokeskus

1
night
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Wed): browse the collection at Turku City Library, step into the grandiose world of Turku Castle, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Naantali Church, and finally get your game on at Moomin World.

To find ratings, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Turku trip planner.

Getting from Tampere to Turku by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in August, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Turku

Historic Sites Museums Fun & Games

Side Trip

Naantali
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Naantali Church ©
Naantali Church
Turku City Library ©
Turku City Library