11 days in Finland Itinerary

11 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
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

3
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.
Head to Old Market Hall and Marimekkofor plenty of shopping. Get a sense of the local culture at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Helsinki Cathedral. Next up on the itinerary: admire the landmark architecture of Temppeliaukio Church, kick back and relax at Hietaranta Beach, stop by Boss Shop, and browse the different shops at Kamppi Shopping Centre.

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Helsinki is an approximately 10-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone changes from Gulf Standard Time (GST) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET), which is usually a -2 hour difference. Traveling from Dubai in October, things will get colder in Helsinki: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) early enough to take a train to Lahti.

Things to do in Helsinki

Shopping Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Flamingo Entertainment Center
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church

1
night
Lahti

Lahti ©
Lahti is a city and municipality in Finland.Lahti is the capital of the Päijänne Tavastia region. On the 29th (Mon), hit the slopes at Messila Maailma Oy Ski Center, thenponder 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 °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) so you can go by car to Turku.

Things to do in Lahti

Winter Sports Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Messila Maailma Oy Ski Center
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Sibelius Hall ©
Sibelius Hall
Musical Fountain
Musical Fountain

1
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, thenexamine 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 °C during the day and °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 Spas
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo ©
Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo

1
night
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 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.

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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 °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Wed) so you can travel to Mustasaari.

Things to do in Tampere

Outdoors Beaches Parks
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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 °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Thu) early enough to travel to Akaslompolo.

Things to do in Mustasaari

Wildlife Parks Nature

Side Trip

Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site
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Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site ©
Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site

1
day
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 °C and °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

1
night
Rovaniemi

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, thentake 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 °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Tours Outdoors Museums
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Safaris
Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village

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