7 days in Finland Itinerary

7 days in Finland Itinerary

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7 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Dubai
Fly:  14​h 15​min
1
Akaslompolo
— 1 day
bus + Fly:  5​h 15​min
2
Tampere
— 1 day
train:  1​h 45​min
3
Turku
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
4
Helsinki
— 3 nights
Fly:  9​h 30​min
End: Dubai


1
day
Akaslompolo

Start off your visit on the 13th (Wed): see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour and then fly down the slopes at Yllas Ski Resort.

For traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, go to the Akaslompolo journey builder app .

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Akaslompolo is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Dubai to Akaslompolo is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Dubai in February, things will get much colder in Akaslompolo: highs are around -5°C and lows about -12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) early enough to travel to Tampere.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports

Side Trip

Yllas Ski Resort
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Safaris
Yllas Ski Resort ©
Yllas Ski Resort

1
day
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Thu): tour the pleasant surroundings at Rauhaniemi Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Riihiniemen Uimaranta, and then look for gifts at Keittioelamaa.

To find where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Tampere trip itinerary maker site .

Do a combination of bus and flight from Akaslompolo to Tampere in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and train; or drive. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Akaslompolo in February; daily highs in Tampere reach -1°C and lows reach -7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) to allow time to take a train to Turku.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Rauhaniemi Beach ©
Rauhaniemi Beach

1
night
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
On the 15th (Fri), buy something for everyone on your list at Kauppakeskus Mylly, then enjoy the sand and surf at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, and then buy something for everyone on your list at Turun Kauppahalli.

For reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Turku trip planner .

Getting from Tampere to Turku by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and flight. February in Turku sees daily highs of 0°C and lows of -5°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Helsinki.

Things to do in Turku

Shopping Spas Parks

Side Trip

Kauppakeskus Mylly
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Kauppakeskus Mylly ©
Kauppakeskus Mylly
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 16th (Sat), wander the streets of Katajanokka, hunt for treasures at Old Market Hall, look for gifts at Artisaani, then pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, and finally buy something for everyone on your list at Kamppi Shopping Centre. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Sun): take a stroll through Ullanlinna, then brush up on your military savvy at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Hietaranta Beach, and finally shop like a local with Galleria Lapinlahti.

For maps, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Helsinki sightseeing planner .

Getting from Turku to Helsinki by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or fly. In February, plan for daily highs up to 0°C, and evening lows to -3°C. You'll have a few hours on the 18th (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Shopping Historic Sites Parks
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Old Market Hall ©
Old Market Hall
Katajanokka ©
Katajanokka

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