6 days in Finland Itinerary

6 days in Finland Itinerary

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6 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Abu Dhabi
Fly + Drive:  20​h 30​min
1
Akaslompolo
— 1 day
+2
shuttle + foot + Fly:  5​h 15​min
2
Turku
— 1 day
Drive:  2​h
3
Helsinki
— 3 nights
+2
Fly + train + bus:  11​h 15​min
End: Abu Dhabi

1
day
Akaslompolo

On the 1st (Mon), head outdoors with Seven Fells Up and then take an exotic tour of a safari tour.

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates to Akaslompolo is an approximately 20.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Gulf Standard Time to Eastern European Time, which is usually a -2 hour difference. Prepare for cooler weather when traveling from Abu Dhabi in April: high temperatures in Akaslompolo hover around 3°C and lows are around -4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) to allow time to travel to Turku.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
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Safaris
Seven Fells Up ©
Seven Fells Up

1
day
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 2nd (Tue): browse the different shops at Turun Kauppahalli, work off some steam at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, and then head off the coast to Vepsa Island.

To see traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Turku attractions planner.

Getting from Akaslompolo to Turku by combination of bus and flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus, flight, and train; or drive. When traveling from Akaslompolo in April, plan for somewhat warmer days in Turku, with highs around 9°C, while nights are about the same with lows around -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) early enough to drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Turku

Beaches Outdoors Parks
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Vepsa Island ©
Vepsa Island
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna ©
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna
Turun Kauppahalli ©
Turun Kauppahalli

3
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 3rd (Wed), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Rock Church, take in the exciting artwork at Galerie Anhava, wander the streets of Katajanokka, then brush up on your military savvy at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, and finally wander the streets of Ullanlinna. On your second day here, buy something for everyone on your list at Kamppi Shopping Centre, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, then hunt for treasures at Old Market Hall, then stop by Artisaani, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali).

To see ratings, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, use the Helsinki tour itinerary builder site .

Traveling by car from Turku to Helsinki takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In April in Helsinki, expect temperatures between 9°C during the day and 0°C at night. You will have some time to spend on the 5th (Fri) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Shopping Neighborhoods
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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