6 days in Finland Itinerary

6 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Dubai
Fly + Drive:  14 h 15 min
1
Akaslompolo
— 1 day
+2
Shuttle + Foot + Fly:  5 h 30 min
2
Tampere
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 45 min
3
Helsinki
— 2 nights
Fly:  9 h 30 min
End: Dubai

1
day
Akaslompolo

Akaslompolo ©
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Tue): head outdoors with Seven Fells Up and then take an exotic tour of a safari tour.

To see other places to visit, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read our Akaslompolo road trip website.

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Akaslompolo is an approximately 15- hour combination of flight and car. The time zone changes from Gulf Standard Time (GST) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET), which is usually a -2 hour difference. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from Dubai in April: high temperatures in Akaslompolo hover around 3°C and lows are around -4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) to allow time to travel to Tampere.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
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Seven Fells Up ©
Seven Fells Up
Safaris

1
night
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Wed): stroll through Rauhaniemi Beach, then shop like a local with Haihara Art Centre, and then kick back and relax at Riihiniemen Uimaranta. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: steep yourself in history at Amuri Museum of Workers' Housing, then get a taste of the local shopping with Galleria Ronga, then get a taste of the local shopping with Laukko Manor, and finally look for gifts at Keittioelamaa.

For photos and other tourist information, you can read our Tampere trip planning tool.

You can do a combination of shuttle and flight from Akaslompolo to Tampere in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle, flight, and train; or drive. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Akaslompolo in April: highs in Tampere hover around 8°C, while lows dip to -1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) so you can drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Tampere

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Laukko Manor
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Rauhaniemi Beach ©
Rauhaniemi Beach
Laukko Manor ©
Laukko Manor
Amuri Museum of Workers' Housing ©
Amuri Museum of Workers' Housing

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.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Fri): take in the spiritual surroundings of Temppeliaukio Church, take a stroll through Ullanlinna, explore the historical opulence of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, then take a stroll through Katajanokka, and finally view the masterpieces at Okra.

To see traveler tips, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Helsinki trip builder tool.

Traveling by car from Tampere to Helsinki takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 9°C in April, and nighttime lows around 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

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

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