11 days in Finland Itinerary

11 days in Finland Itinerary

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11 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Dubai
Fly + Drive:  11​h 30​min
1
Lahti
— 1 day
train:  2​h
2
Tampere
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Pori
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
4
Mustasaari
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  4​h
5
Helsinki
— 5 nights
Fly:  9​h 30​min
End: Dubai

1
day
Lahti

Lahti ©
Lahti is a city and municipality in Finland.Lahti is the capital of the Päijänne Tavastia region. Start off your visit on the 14th (Tue): admire the local landmark of Musical Fountain, get into the urban bustle at Sibelius Hall, and then enjoy some diversion at Hohtokeila Lahti.

To see maps, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Lahti visit planner .

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Lahti is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. Traveling from Dubai to Lahti, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Dubai in August, things will get much colder in Lahti: highs are around 23°C and lows about 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Tampere.

Things to do in Lahti

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Sibelius Hall ©
Sibelius Hall
Musical Fountain ©
Musical Fountain
Hohtokeila Lahti ©
Hohtokeila Lahti

2
nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
On the 15th (Wed), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Vanha Kirkko, then enjoy breathtaking views from Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower, and then stroll through Suolijarvi Beach. Keep things going the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tampere Cathedral, examine the collection at Vapriikin Museokeskus, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Rauhaniemi Beach.

To see more things to do, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Tampere online trip builder .

Drive from Lahti to Tampere in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In August, daytime highs in Tampere are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) so you can drive to Pori.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Rauhaniemi Beach ©
Rauhaniemi Beach
Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower ©
Vapriikin Museokeskus ©
Vapriikin Museokeskus

1
night
Pori

Pori ©
Pori is a city and municipality on the west coast of Finland. On the 17th (Fri), look for gifts at Porin Kauppahalli, contemplate the long history of Palace of Junnelius, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Central Pori Church (Keski-Porin kirkko), and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Yyteri Beach.

For where to stay, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Pori journey planner.

Getting from Tampere to Pori by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In August, daytime highs in Pori are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) so you can travel to Mustasaari.

Things to do in Pori

Outdoors Beaches Parks
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Yyteri Beach ©
Yyteri Beach
Porin Kauppahalli ©
Porin Kauppahalli

1
night
Mustasaari

Mustasaari ©
Korsholm is a municipality of Finland. Start off your visit on the 18th (Sat): step off the mainland to explore Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site.

To find more things to do, photos, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Mustasaari road trip website .

Traveling by car from Pori to Mustasaari takes 3 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) so you can travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Mustasaari

Wildlife Parks Nature

Side Trip

Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site
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Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site ©

5
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.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Old Market Hall and Flamingo Entertainment Centre. Step out of the city life by going to Aurinkolahti Beach and Hietaranta Beach. The adventure continues: brush up on your military savvy at Fortress of Suomenlinna, browse the different shops at Kamppi Shopping Centre, look for gifts at Boss Shop, and wander the streets of Ullanlinna.

To see where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Helsinki trip planner .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Mustasaari to Helsinki. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in August, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Shopping Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Flamingo Entertainment Center
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Old Market Hall ©
Old Market Hall
Kamppi Shopping Centre ©
Kamppi Shopping Centre

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