11 days in Finland Itinerary

11 days in Finland Itinerary

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Start: Dubai
Fly + Train:  16 h 45 min
1
Tampere
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
2
Turku
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
3
Helsinki
— 5 nights
Fly:  9 h 30 min
End: Dubai

3
nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Tallipihan Suklaapuoti and Pori Art Museum. Attractions like Yyteri Beach and Riihiniemen Uimaranta make great kid-friendly stops. Change things up with a short trip to Seitsemisen Kansallispuisto in Ylojarvi (about 1 hour away). Pack the 12th (Mon) with family-friendly diversions at Sarkanniemi Theme Park. There's more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Rauhaniemi Beach.

For photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Tampere trip itinerary builder app.

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Tampere is an approximately 11-hour combination of flight and train. You can also fly; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Dubai to Tampere is minus 2 hours. Prepare for much colder weather when traveling from Dubai in August: high temperatures in Tampere hover around 23°C and lows are around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) early enough to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Pori, Seitsemisen Kansallispuisto
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Yyteri Beach ©
Yyteri Beach
Seitsemisen Kansallispuisto ©
Seitsemisen Kansallispuisto
Sarkanniemi Theme Park ©
Sarkanniemi Theme Park

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 16th (Fri): tour the pleasant surroundings at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, grab your bike and head to Bike Rental - by Carfield, thenhave some family-friendly fun at Moomin World, and finally take a stroll through Naantali Old Town.

To see other places to visit, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Turku planner.

Getting from Tampere to Turku by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In August in Turku, expect temperatures between 23°C during the day and 12°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) so you can go by car to Helsinki.

Things to do in Turku

Neighborhoods Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Naantali
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Naantali Old Town ©
Naantali Old Town
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna ©
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna

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.
Bring the kids along to Temppeliaukio Church and Katajanokka. Head to Old Market Hall and Kamppi Shopping Centrefor plenty of shopping. Step out of Helsinki with an excursion to Porvoo Old Town in Porvoo--about 50 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kamppi Chapel of Silence, get to know the resident critters at Korkeasaari Zoo, and admire the striking features of Helsinki Central Railway Station.

To find photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Helsinki trip itinerary builder website.

Traveling by car from Turku to Helsinki takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In August in Helsinki, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 13°C at night. On the 21st (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Flamingo Entertainment Center, Porvoo Old Town
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Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Old Market Hall ©
Old Market Hall

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