9 days in Finland Itinerary

9 days in Finland Itinerary

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9 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Dubai
Fly:  9​h 30​min
1
Helsinki
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
2
Turku
— 1 night
train:  1​h 45​min
3
Tampere
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 45​min
4
Savonlinna
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
5
Kuopio
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 30​min
6
Levi
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  14​h
End: Dubai

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night
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 28th (Thu), hunt for treasures at Hakaniemi Market.

To find traveler tips, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Helsinki day trip 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. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Dubai to Helsinki. Plan for colder temperatures traveling from Dubai in November, with highs in Helsinki at 5°C and lows at 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Helsinki

Museums Fun & Games Shopping

Side Trip

Porvoo Old Town
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Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Kansallisgalleria ©
Kansallisgalleria
Porvoo Old Town ©
Porvoo Old Town

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Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
On the 30th (Sat), browse the collection at Turku City Library, step into the grandiose world of Turku Castle, then explore the ancient world of Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Turku Cathedral.

Ask Inspirock to suggest an itinerary and make planning a trip to Turku fast, fun, and easy.

You can drive from Helsinki to Turku in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. November in Turku sees daily highs of 5°C and lows of 0°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sat) early enough to take a train to Tampere.

Things to do in Turku

Historic Sites Museums
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku City Library ©
Turku City Library
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova ©
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova

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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 1st (Sun): take in the spiritual surroundings of Tampere Cathedral, then see the interesting displays at Vapriikin Museokeskus, then enjoy some diversion at Pyynikki's Swim Hall, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower.

To find photos, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Tampere travel itinerary planner .

Traveling by train from Turku to Tampere takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and train. In November, daily temperatures in Tampere can reach 3°C, while at night they dip to -1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Sun) early enough to go by car to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Tampere

Fun & Games Museums Parks
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Pyynikki's Swim Hall ©
Pyynikki's Swim Hall
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko ©
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko
Vapriikin Museokeskus ©
Vapriikin Museokeskus

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Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Mon): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kerimaki Church, see the interesting displays at Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum, explore the historical opulence of Olavinlinna Castle, examine the collection at Savonlinna Provincial Museum, then appreciate the history behind Olavinlinnan Musta Passi, and finally make a trip to Pikkukirkko.

For other places to visit, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read Savonlinna trip planner .

Traveling by car from Tampere to Savonlinna takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of train and bus. In December, daily temperatures in Savonlinna can reach -1°C, while at night they dip to -7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) early enough to drive to Kuopio.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Kerimaki Church, Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum
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Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum ©
Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum
Savonlinna Provincial Museum ©
Savonlinna Provincial Museum
Kerimaki Church ©
Kerimaki Church

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Kuopio

Kuopio is a city and a municipality located in the region of Northern Savonia, Finland. Start off your visit on the 3rd (Tue): test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, immerse yourself in nature at Snellman Park, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Nikolaos Cathedral, then enjoy some diversion at Vainolanniemi, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Puijo Tower.

For more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Kuopio trip maker app .

You can drive from Savonlinna to Kuopio in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In December in Kuopio, expect temperatures between -3°C during the day and -8°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) to allow time to travel to Levi.

Things to do in Kuopio

Fun & Games Historic Sites Nature
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Room Escape Games
Puijo Tower ©
Puijo Tower

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Levi

Levi ©
Finland's largest and most popular ski resort, the fell of Levi provides excellent slopes and lively nightlife in an enchanting setting.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Wed): gear up at Levi Ski Resort. Keep things going the next day: make a trip to Giewont Husky Adventures, then don't miss a visit to Snow Village, then explore and take pictures at Ice Karting Levi, and finally have some family-friendly fun at Kid's Land.

To find maps, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Levi itinerary app .

You can fly from Kuopio to Levi in 5.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. In December, Levi is little chillier than Kuopio - with highs of -6°C and lows of -15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Levi

Winter Sports Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Kittila
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi
Lapland Hotels SnowVillage ©
Lapland Hotels SnowVillage

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