16 days in Finland Itinerary

16 days in Finland Itinerary

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16 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Tehran
bus + Fly:  17​h 30​min
— 14 nights
Fly + bus:  4​h 30​min
End: Tehran


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.
You'll get in some beach time at Bellevue Beach and Aijanniemi Beach. Popular historic sites such as Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Helsinki Cathedral are in your itinerary. Get out of town with these interesting Helsinki side-trips: Sibelius Hall (in Lahti), Fagervik Church (in Raseborg) and Kotka (Kotka Church, Beach Mansikkalahti, & more). And it doesn't end there: browse the eclectic array of goods at Market Square Kauppatori, stop by Artisaani, take an in-depth tour of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali).

For where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Helsinki travel route builder website .

Tehran, Iran to Helsinki is an approximately 12-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also do a combination of bus, flight, and ferry; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Tehran to Helsinki. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Tehran in December, with highs in Helsinki at 3°C and lows at -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Shopping Museums Parks

Side Trips

Kotka, Vantaa, Porvoo, Espoo, Inkoon kirkko
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral