11 days in Finland Itinerary

11 days in Finland Itinerary

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11 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Dubai
Fly:  16​h 45​min
1
Tampere
— 3 nights
train:  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.
Bring the kids along to Yyteri Beach and Rauhaniemi Beach. Head to Seitsemisen Kansallispuisto and Sarkanniemi Theme Parkfor plenty of shopping. Change things up with a short trip to Pori Art Museum in Pori (about 1h 45 min away). It doesn't end there: kick back and relax at Riihiniemen Uimaranta and stop by Tallipihan Suklaapuoti.

To see traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Tampere trip itinerary planner.

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Tampere is an approximately 17-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Gulf Standard Time to Eastern European Time is minus 2 hours. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from Dubai in August, with highs in Tampere at 23°C and lows at 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) early enough to take a train to Turku.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Museums Beaches

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.
On the 16th (Fri), kick back and relax at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, explore the landscape on two wheels at Bike Rental - by Carfield, then get your game on at Moomin World, and finally wander the streets of Naantali Old Town.

For ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Turku driving holiday planner .

Traveling by train from Tampere to Turku takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and flight. In August, daily temperatures in Turku can reach 23°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) early enough to drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Turku

Neighborhoods Parks Fun & Games

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.
Shop till you drop at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Helsinki Cathedral. Take a break from the city and head to Nature & Wildlife Tours and Korkeasaari Zoo. Step out of Helsinki with an excursion to Porvoo Old Town in Porvoo--about 50 minutes away. The adventure continues: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temppeliaukion Church, admire the striking features of Helsinki Central Railway Station, take a stroll through Katajanokka, and take an in-depth tour of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum.

To find reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Helsinki trip builder .

Drive from Turku to Helsinki in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In August, daytime highs in Helsinki are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Wed) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Porvoo Old Town, Flamingo Entertainment Center
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
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Old Market Hall ©
Old Market Hall

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