13 days in Finland Itinerary

13 days in Finland Itinerary

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13 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Dubai
Fly:  9​h 30​min
1
Helsinki
— 6 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Turku
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
3
Tampere
— 3 nights
train + Fly:  4​h 30​min
4
Rovaniemi
— Few hours
+2
train + bus + Fly:  14​h 15​min
End: Dubai

6
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.
Pack the 20th (Wed) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. The adventure continues: contemplate the long history of Fortress of Suomenlinna, explore the galleries of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, get to know the fascinating history of The Esplanadi Park, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Sibelius Monument.

To see ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Helsinki trip planner .

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Helsinki is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and ferry; or drive. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Dubai to Helsinki due to the time zone difference. In June, Helsinki is cooler than Dubai - with highs of 21°C and lows of 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) early enough to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Historic Sites Museums
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

2
nights
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 24th (Sun): enjoy the sand and surf at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle, and then enjoy some diversion at Moomin World. On the 25th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Turku Cathedral, see the interesting displays at Luostarinmaki Handicrafts Museum, then explore the ancient world of Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, and finally browse the collection at Turku City Library.

To find more things to do, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Turku road trip app .

You can drive from Helsinki to Turku in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. June in Turku sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) early enough to take a train to Tampere.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Historic Sites Fun & Games

Side Trip

Moomin World
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo ©
Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo

3
nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Change things up with a short trip to Holy Cross Church in Parola (about 1h 10 min away). see Sarkanniemi Theme Park. Next up on the itinerary: take in panoramic vistas at Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower, examine the collection at Spy Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tampere Cathedral, and take an in-depth tour of Emil Aaltosen Museo.

To see ratings, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, use the Tampere route builder .

You can take a train from Turku to Tampere in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Tampere are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) so you can travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Museums Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Holy Cross Church
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Sarkanniemi Theme Park ©
Sarkanniemi Theme Park
Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower ©
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko ©
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko

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hours
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Fri): see Santa Claus Office and then find something for the whole family at Santa Claus Village.

To see reviews, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Rovaniemi online vacation planner .

You can do a combination of train and flight from Tampere to Rovaniemi in 4.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 18°C in June, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Fun & Games
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Santa Claus Office ©
Santa Claus Office
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village

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