5 days in Finland Itinerary

5 days in Finland Itinerary

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Start: Tehran
Subway + Fly:  10 h 45 min
1
Helsinki
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
2
Tampere
— 1 night
Fly:  21 h 45 min
End: Tehran

2
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.
On the 19th (Mon), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kamppi Chapel of Silence, pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, then make a trip to Senate Square, then walk around Sibelius Monument, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Temppeliaukio Church. Keep things going the next day: take an in-depth tour of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, brush up on your military savvy at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of The Esplanadi Park.

To find reviews, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, use the Helsinki trip itinerary planning app.

Tehran, Iran to Helsinki is an approximately 12- hour combination of subway and flight. You can also do a combination of subway, flight, and ferry; or drive. The time zone changes from Iran Standard Time (IRST) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET), which is usually a -1.5 hour difference. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Tehran in November, with highs in Helsinki at 40°F and lows at 32°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) so you can drive to Tampere.

Things to do in Helsinki

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

1
night
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
On the 21st (Wed), observe the fascinating underwater world at Sarkanniemi Theme Park. On the 22nd (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in panoramic vistas at Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower, take in panoramic vistas at Nasinneula Tower, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tampereen Tuomiokirkko, then examine the collection at Vapriikin Museokeskus, and finally get a taste of the local shopping with Galleria Ronga.

For maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Tampere tour planner.

You can drive from Helsinki to Tampere in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. November in Tampere sees daily highs of 37°F and lows of 30°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Tampere

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums
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Sarkanniemi Theme Park ©
Sarkanniemi Theme Park
Vapriikin Museokeskus ©
Vapriikin Museokeskus
Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower ©
Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower

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