7 days in Finland Itinerary

7 days in Finland Itinerary

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Start: Dubai
Fly:  9 h 30 min
1
Helsinki
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h
2
Tampere
— 2 nights
Train:  3 h 45 min
3
Lappeenranta
— 1 night
Fly:  20 h 45 min
End: Dubai

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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Yrjonkadun Swimming Hall and The Oriental Thai Hieronta Klinikka. Go for a jaunt from Helsinki to Vantaa to see Flamingo Spa about 32 minutes away. There's lots more to do: relax and rejuvenate at Kaurilan Sauna, buy something for everyone on your list at Kamppi Shopping Centre, meet the residents at Korkeasaari Zoo, and get engrossed in the history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum.

For more things to do, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Helsinki trip maker app.

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. The time zone difference moving from Gulf Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time is minus 2 hours. Expect colder temperatures when traveling from Dubai in November; daily highs in Helsinki reach 5°C and lows reach 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) so you can drive to Tampere.

Things to do in Helsinki

Spas Shopping Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Vantaa
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Yrjonkadun Swimming Hall ©
Yrjonkadun Swimming Hall
Kaurilan Sauna ©
Kaurilan Sauna
Kotiharjun Sauna ©
Kotiharjun Sauna

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Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
On the 14th (Sat), take in panoramic vistas at Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower, then indulge in some personalized pampering at Rajaportti Sauna, then snap pictures at Hameensilta, and finally relax and rejuvenate at Kaupinoja Sauna. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stop by Tallipihan Suklaapuoti, then contemplate the long history of Amuri Museum of Workers' Housing, and then relax and rejuvenate at Go Go.

To find maps, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Tampere route site.

Traveling by car from Helsinki to Tampere takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. November in Tampere sees daily highs of 3°C and lows of -1°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) so you can catch the train to Lappeenranta.

Things to do in Tampere

Spas Historic Sites Parks
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Rajaportti Sauna ©
Rajaportti Sauna
Amuri Museum of Workers' Housing ©
Amuri Museum of Workers' Housing
Hameensilta ©
Hameensilta

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Lappeenranta

Lappeenranta ©
On the shores of the country's largest lake system, Lappeenrata serves as the economic and cultural center of southeast Finland.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Mon): get to know the resident critters at Korpikeidas, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of the Intercession of the Mother of God, then explore the historical opulence of Sandcastle Lappeenranta, and finally relax and rejuvenate at Tohtorikalat Jalkahoitola.

To see maps, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Lappeenranta day trip website.

Traveling by train from Tampere to Lappeenranta takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In November, plan for daily highs up to 3°C, and evening lows to -1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Lappeenranta

Zoos & Aquariums Parks Spas
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Korpikeidas ©
Korpikeidas
Sandcastle Lappeenranta ©
Sandcastle Lappeenranta
Tohtorikalat Jalkahoitola ©
Tohtorikalat Jalkahoitola

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