7 days in Finland Itinerary

7 days in Finland Itinerary

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7 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Dubai
Fly + Drive:  11​h 30​min
1
Salo
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Tampere
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Helsinki
— 3 nights
Fly:  9​h 30​min
End: Dubai

1
night
Salo

Salo ©
Salo is a town and municipality of Finland.It is in the province of Western Finland and is part of the Southwest Finland region. On the 1st (Sun), get some fabulous bargains at Muurla Design Marketing Oy, then don't miss a visit to Mathildedalin Ruukkitehtaat, and then sample the tasty concoctions at Mathildedalin Kylapanimo.

To see maps, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Salo itinerary builder app .

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Salo is an approximately 11.5-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference moving from Gulf Standard Time to Eastern European Time is minus 2 hours. Plan for colder temperatures traveling from Dubai in August, with highs in Salo at 23°C and lows at 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Tampere.

Things to do in Salo

Shopping Breweries & Distilleries
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Muurla Design Marketing Oy ©
Muurla Design Marketing Oy

2
nights
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 2nd (Mon): relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, kick back and relax at Riihiniemen Uimaranta, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Alexander Nevsky and St. Nicholas. Here are some ideas for day two: stroll through Rauhaniemi Beach and then look for all kinds of wild species at Hatanpaa Arboretum.

To see reviews, maps, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Tampere sightseeing app .

Getting from Salo to Tampere by car takes about 2.5 hours. In September in Tampere, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 7°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) to allow enough time to take a train to Helsinki.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Hatanpaa Arboretum ©
Hatanpaa Arboretum
Spas
Rauhaniemi Beach ©
Rauhaniemi Beach

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.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Wed): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temppeliaukion Church, pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), and finally learn about all things military at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna. On the next day, take an in-depth tour of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, look for all kinds of wild species at Paavolan Tammi, then make a trip to Senate Square, and finally take a stroll through Katajanokka.

To find more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Helsinki trip itinerary builder .

Take a train from Tampere to Helsinki in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In September, daytime highs in Helsinki are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Paavolan Tammi
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Katajanokka ©
Katajanokka
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church

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