9 days in Finland Itinerary
9 days in Finland Itinerary
Created using Inspirock Finland visit planner
Route & dates
Turku— 3 nights
Tampere— 2 nights
Helsinki— 2 nights
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Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.Attractions like Moomin World and Bike Rental - by Carfield make great kid-friendly stops. Step out of Turku with an excursion to Old Rauma in Rauma--about 1h 15 min away. The adventure continues: step into the grandiose world of Turku Castle, take an in-depth tour of Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, examine the collection at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo, and buy something for everyone on your list at Turun Kauppahalli.
For traveler tips, ratings, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Turku holiday tool.
Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Turku is an approximately 12-hour flight. The time zone changes from Gulf Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time, which is usually a -2 hour difference. Expect colder temperatures when traveling from Dubai in July; daily highs in Turku reach °C and lows reach °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) so you can drive to Tampere.
Things to do in Turku
Moomin World, Old Rauma
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Manchester of the North
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Mon): explore the activities along Duck Park (Sorsapuisto), take in the spiritual surroundings of Tampereen Tuomiokirkko, and then get in on the family fun at Sarkanniemi Theme Park. Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at Vapriikin Museokeskus, identify plant and animal life at Hatanpaa Arboretum, thentour the pleasant surroundings at Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower, and finally get your game on at PortaaliVR.
To see where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Tampere trip builder site.
Drive from Turku to Tampere in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Tampere can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Helsinki.
Things to do in Tampere
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Daughter of the Baltic
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, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temppeliaukio Church, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Kamppi Chapel of Silence. On the 6th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: find your balance on the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, thenstep into the grandiose world of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, and then admire the striking features of Helsinki Central Railway Station.
For more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Helsinki trip planner.
Traveling by car from Tampere to Helsinki takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Helsinki are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) so you can travel back home.
Things to do in Helsinki
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