7 days in Finland Itinerary

7 days in Finland Itinerary

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7 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Dubai
Fly:  17​h 45​min
1
Kuusamo
— 1 day
Fly + train:  5​h
2
Imatra
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 15​min
3
Tampere
— 1 night
train:  1​h 45​min
4
Turku
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
5
Helsinki
— 2 nights
Fly:  9​h 30​min
End: Dubai

1
day
Kuusamo

Kuusamo ©
Kuusamo is a town and municipality in Finland. Start off your visit on the 23rd (Tue): relax in the rural setting at Palosaari Reindeer and Fishing Farm, then see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, and then take in breathtaking views at Kiutakongas Rapids.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Kuusamo sightseeing planning tool .

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Kuusamo is an approximately 18-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Dubai to Kuusamo is minus 2 hours. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from Dubai in July; daily highs in Kuusamo reach 22°C and lows reach 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Imatra.

Things to do in Kuusamo

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Kiutakongas Rapids ©
Kiutakongas Rapids
Palosaari Reindeer and Fishing Farm ©

1
night
Imatra

Imatra ©
Although predominately an industrial town, Imatra boasts a long and impressive history of tourism, largely owing to its fierce rapids, considered to have been Finland's first ever tourist attraction.
On the 24th (Wed), head off the coast to Lammassaari Island, step off the mainland to explore Malonsaari, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tainionkosken Church, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of St. Nicholas, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Imatra Waterfall.

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Do a combination of flight and train from Kuusamo to Imatra in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) so you can drive to Tampere.

Things to do in Imatra

Parks Nature Trails
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Imatra Waterfall ©
Imatra Waterfall
Lammassaari Island ©
Lammassaari Island
Malonsaari ©
Malonsaari

1
night
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 25th (Thu): look for all kinds of wild species at Hatanpaa Arboretum, then enjoy breathtaking views from Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower, then examine the collection at Vapriikin Museokeskus, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tampere Cathedral.

To find maps, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Tampere route planner .

You can drive from Imatra to Tampere in 4.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of train and flight. July in Tampere sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) to allow time to take a train to Turku.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Wildlife Museums
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Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower ©
Hatanpaa Arboretum ©
Hatanpaa Arboretum
Vapriikin Museokeskus ©
Vapriikin Museokeskus

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 26th (Fri), browse the collection at Turku City Library, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral, then get engrossed in the history at Turku Castle, and finally get your game on at Moomin World.

To see more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Turku online itinerary planner .

Getting from Tampere to Turku by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and flight. July in Turku sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Turku

Historic Sites Museums
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Turku City Library ©
Turku City Library

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.
On the 27th (Sat), brush up on your military savvy at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, get engrossed in the history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, pause for some serene contemplation at Rock Church, then test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral.

For traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, use the Helsinki trip itinerary site .

Traveling by car from Turku to Helsinki takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In July in Helsinki, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Museums Fun & Games
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Room Escape Games
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church

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