7 days in Finland Itinerary

7 days in Finland Itinerary

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7 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Dubai
Fly:  9​h 30​min
1
Helsinki
— 1 day
Fly:  3​h 15​min
2
Oulu
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
3
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Fly + Train:  4​h 45​min
4
Tampere
— 1 night
flight:  17​h
End: Dubai

1
day
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 9th (Fri): pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temppeliaukion Church.

To see photos, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Helsinki tour planner.

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. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Dubai to Helsinki due to the time zone difference. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from Dubai in August; daily highs in Helsinki reach 24°C and lows reach 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Fri) to allow time for travel to Oulu.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites
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Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

1
night
Oulu

Oulu ©
Oulu is a city and municipality of inhabitants in the region of Northern Ostrobothnia, Finland. Kick off your visit on the 9th (Fri): appreciate the history behind Toripolliisi and then browse the eclectic array of goods at Kauppahalli.

To find maps, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Oulu trip itinerary maker tool .

You can fly from Helsinki to Oulu in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In August in Oulu, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 12°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) to allow enough time to take a train to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Oulu

Outdoors Beaches Parks
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Nallikari Beach ©
Nallikari Beach
Kauppahalli ©
Kauppahalli
Toripolliisi ©
Toripolliisi

2
nights
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Sun): pause for some serene contemplation at Rovaniemi Church, see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, then see Santa Claus Office, and finally make a trip to Santa Claus Village.

To find other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Rovaniemi route tool .

You can take a train from Oulu to Rovaniemi in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or drive. August in Rovaniemi sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 11°C at night. You will leave for Tampere on the 12th (Mon).

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
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Safaris
Rovaniemi Church ©
Rovaniemi Church
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village

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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 12th (Mon), contemplate the long history of Amuri Museum of Workers' Housing and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tampereen Tuomiokirkko.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Tampere trip itinerary builder tool .

Getting from Rovaniemi to Tampere by combination of flight and train takes about 5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. In August, daytime highs in Tampere are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Tampere

Wildlife Parks Spas
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Hatanpaa Arboretum ©
Hatanpaa Arboretum
Amuri Museum of Workers' Housing ©
Amuri Museum of Workers' Housing
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko ©
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko

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