11 days in Finland Itinerary

11 days in Finland Itinerary

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Helsinki
— 3 nights
2
Lahti
— 1 night
3
Turku
— 1 night
4
Tampere
— 1 night
5
Mustasaari
— 1 night
6
Akaslompolo
— 1 day
7
Rovaniemi
— 1 night

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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.
Head to Old Market Hall and Kamppi Shopping Centrefor plenty of shopping. Get a sense of the local culture at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Temppeliaukio Church. And it doesn't end there: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, enjoy the sand and surf at Hietaranta Beach, take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), and tour the pleasant surroundings at Aurinkolahti Beach.

To find more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Helsinki trip planning tool.

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Helsinki is an approximately 10-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Dubai to Helsinki is minus 2 hours. Prepare for cooler weather when traveling from Dubai in October: high temperatures in Helsinki hover around 10°C and lows are around 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) to allow time to take a train to Lahti.

Things to do in Helsinki

Shopping · Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trip

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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church

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Lahti

Lahti ©
Lahti is a city and municipality in Finland.Lahti is the capital of the Päijänne Tavastia region. On the 29th (Mon), ski along the peaceful trails at Messila Ski Centre, then ponder the design of Musical Fountain, and then get into the urban bustle at Sibelius Hall.

To find other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Lahti trip itinerary maker tool.

Traveling by train from Helsinki to Lahti takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Lahti are 8°C, while nighttime lows are 1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) so you can go by car to Turku.

Things to do in Lahti

Parks · Tours · Outdoors · Winter Sports

Side Trip

Find places to stay Oct 28 — 29:
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Sibelius Hall ©
Sibelius Hall
Musical Fountain
Musical Fountain

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night
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Tue): step into the grandiose world of Turku Castle, kick back and relax at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, then examine the collection at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Turku Cathedral.

For photos, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Turku online sightseeing planner.

Drive from Lahti to Turku in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In October in Turku, expect temperatures between 10°C during the day and 1°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Tampere.

Things to do in Turku

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors
Find places to stay Oct 29 — 30:
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo ©
Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo

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night
Tampere

Tampere ©

Manchester of the North

Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Start off your visit on the 31st (Wed): pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. Alexander Nevsky and St. Nicholas, enjoy the sand and surf at Rauhaniemi Beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Suolijarvi Beach.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Tampere vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Turku to Tampere by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Tampere can reach 8°C, while at night they dip to 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Wed) so you can travel to Mustasaari.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Oct 30 — 31:
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Rauhaniemi Beach ©
Rauhaniemi Beach

1
night
Mustasaari

Mustasaari ©
Korsholm is a municipality of Finland. Start off your visit on the 1st (Thu): explore the striking landscape at Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Mustasaari vacation planner.

Traveling by car from Tampere to Mustasaari takes 4 hours. In October, daytime highs in Mustasaari are 8°C, while nighttime lows are 1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Thu) early enough to travel to Akaslompolo.

Things to do in Mustasaari

Parks · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trip

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Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site ©
Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site

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Akaslompolo

Akaslompolo ©
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Fri): get outside with Seven Fells Up and then stop by Akaslompolo Sportshop.

To find reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Akaslompolo route planning tool.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Mustasaari to Akaslompolo. Traveling from Mustasaari in November, expect Akaslompolo to be slightly colder, temps between -3°C and -11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Outdoors · Shopping
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Seven Fells Up ©
Seven Fells Up
Akaslompolo Sportshop ©
Akaslompolo Sportshop

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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 3rd (Sat), take an in-depth tour of Arktikum, then take an exotic tour of a safari tour, and then make a trip to Santa Claus Village.

For more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Rovaniemi travel site.

Traveling by car from Akaslompolo to Rovaniemi takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. November in Rovaniemi sees daily highs of -2°C and lows of -7°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Museums · Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife
Find places to stay Nov 2 — 3:
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Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Safaris
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village

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