7 days in Finland Itinerary

7 days in Finland Itinerary

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7 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Abu Dhabi
Fly:  11​h 15​min
1
Helsinki
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Turku
— 2 nights
Fly:  17​h 15​min
End: Abu Dhabi

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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Hakaniemi Market and Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum. Do some cultural sightseeing at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Kansallisgalleria. There's still lots to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Rock Church, view the masterpieces at Galleria Lapinlahti, pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, and take a stroll through Ullanlinna.

To see ratings, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read our Helsinki planner .

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates to Helsinki is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Abu Dhabi to Helsinki. In March, Helsinki is cooler than Abu Dhabi - with highs of 3°C and lows of -5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Helsinki

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Kansallisgalleria ©
Kansallisgalleria

2
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
On the 21st (Thu), take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral, step into the grandiose world of Turku Castle, and then browse the different shops at Kauppakeskus Mylly. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri): kick back and relax at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, then get engrossed in the history at Ett Hem Museum, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Vepsa Island.

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Traveling by car from Helsinki to Turku takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In March, daytime highs in Turku are 3°C, while nighttime lows are -5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Turku

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Kauppakeskus Mylly
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Vepsa Island ©
Vepsa Island

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