9 days in Finland Itinerary

9 days in Finland Itinerary

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9 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Dubai
Fly:  11​h 45​min
1
Turku
— 3 nights
Train:  1​h 45​min
2
Tampere
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
3
Helsinki
— 2 nights
Fly:  9​h 30​min
End: Dubai

3
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Change things up with a short trip to Old Rauma in Rauma (about 1h 25 min away). And it doesn't end there: have some family-friendly fun at Moomin World, explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle, take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral, and browse the different shops at Turun Kauppahalli.

To see reviews, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Turku vacation maker tool .

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Turku is an approximately 12-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Dubai to Turku. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from Dubai in July, with highs in Turku at 24°C and lows at 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) so you can take a train to Tampere.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Historic Sites Fun & Games

Side Trips

Moomin World, Old Rauma
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Old Rauma ©
Old Rauma

2
nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
On the 3rd (Mon), stroll around Duck Park (Sorsapuisto), then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tampereen Tuomiokirkko, and then admire nature's wide array of creatures at Sarkanniemi Theme Park. On your second day here, examine the collection at Vapriikin Museokeskus, identify plant and animal life at Hatanpaa Arboretum, then walk around Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower, and finally get your game on at PortaaliVR.

To find where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Tampere day trip planning site .

You can take a train from Turku to Tampere in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Tampere are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) so you can go by car to Helsinki.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Museums Theme Parks
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Sarkanniemi Theme Park ©
Sarkanniemi Theme Park
Hatanpaa Arboretum ©
Hatanpaa Arboretum
PortaaliVR ©
PortaaliVR

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.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Wed): find something for the whole family at Linnanmaki Amusement Park, admire the landmark architecture of Temppeliaukio Church, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kamppi Chapel of Silence. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 6th (Thu): find your balance on the water with categoryPhrases.alias.some_of_the_best_stand_up_paddleboarding_in_the_area, then explore the historical opulence of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, and then admire the landmark architecture of Helsinki Central Railway Station.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read Helsinki day trip planning tool .

You can drive from Tampere to Helsinki in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Theme Parks Historic Sites Adventure
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Linnanmaki Amusement Park ©
Linnanmaki Amusement Park
Stand-Up Paddleboarding