4 days in Helsinki Region & Southwest Finland Itinerary

4 days in Helsinki Region & Southwest Finland Itinerary

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Start: Dubai
Fly:  9 h 30 min
1
Helsinki
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
2
Turku
— 1 night
Fly:  17 h 15 min
End: Dubai

1
night
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.
On the 29th (Thu), pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral.

To find reviews, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Helsinki visit planning site.

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. Traveling from Dubai in November, things will get much colder in Helsinki: highs are around 5°C and lows about 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors
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Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral
Hietaranta Beach ©
Hietaranta Beach
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church

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 1st (Sat): browse the collection at Turku City Library, buy something for everyone on your list at Turun Kauppahalli, then soothe aching muscles at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, and finally explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle.

For where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Turku trip maker.

Getting from Helsinki to Turku by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In November in Turku, expect temperatures between 5°C during the day and 0°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Turku

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Find places to stay Nov 30 — Dec 1:
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna ©
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna
Turku City Library ©
Turku City Library

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