13 days in Finland Itinerary

13 days in Finland Itinerary

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13 days in Finland Itinerary

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

6
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.
Head to Old Market Hall and Marimekkofor plenty of shopping. Step out of the city life by going to Aurinkolahti Beach and Korkeasaari Zoo. Step out of Helsinki to go to Espoo and see Nuuksio National Park, which is approximately 48 minutes away. There's lots more to do: explore the galleries of Fortress of Suomenlinna, get in on the family fun at Linnanmaki Amusement Park, tour the pleasant surroundings at Hietaranta Beach, and take a stroll through Ullanlinna.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Helsinki online 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. The time zone difference moving from Gulf Standard Time (GST) to Eastern European Time (EET) is minus 2 hours. In August, Helsinki is colder than Dubai - with highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Mustasaari.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Espoo, Flamingo Entertainment Center
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Nuuksio National Park ©
Nuuksio National Park
Old Market Hall ©
Old Market Hall

1
night
Mustasaari

Mustasaari ©
Korsholm is a municipality of Finland. Start off your visit on the 20th (Mon): head off the coast to Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site.

To see maps, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Mustasaari trip itinerary website .

Explore your travel options from Helsinki to Mustasaari with the Route module. In August in Mustasaari, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 11°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) so you can travel to Pori.

Things to do in Mustasaari

Wildlife Parks Nature

Side Trip

Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site
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1
night
Pori

Pori ©
Pori is a city and municipality on the west coast of Finland. Start off your visit on the 21st (Tue): take in the spiritual surroundings of Central Pori Church (Keski-Porin kirkko), browse the different shops at Kauppakeskus Puuvilla, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Yyteri Beach.

For other places to visit, photos, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Pori online tour planner .

Drive from Mustasaari to Pori in 3 hours. August in Pori sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 12°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to go by car to Tampere.

Things to do in Pori

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Yyteri Beach ©
Yyteri Beach
Kauppakeskus Puuvilla ©
Kauppakeskus Puuvilla

2
nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
On the 21st (Tue), take in the spiritual surroundings of Vanha Kirkko. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed): enjoy breathtaking views from Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower, enjoy the sand and surf at Suolijarvi Beach, and then kick back and relax at Rauhaniemi Beach.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Tampere travel planner.

Drive from Pori to Tampere in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In August in Tampere, expect temperatures between 23°C during the day and 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) early enough to drive to Lahti.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Museums Childrens Museums
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Rauhaniemi Beach ©
Rauhaniemi Beach
Sarkanniemi Theme Park ©
Sarkanniemi Theme Park
Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower ©

2
nights
Lahti

Lahti ©
Lahti is a city and municipality in Finland.Lahti is the capital of the Päijänne Tavastia region. To find more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read Lahti trip itinerary builder .

You can drive from Tampere to Lahti in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In August, daytime highs in Lahti are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. You'll have a few hours on the 25th (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Lahti

Wineries Fun & Games Shopping

Side Trip

Pihamaa Estate & Winery
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Lahti Sports Center ©
Lahti Sports Center
Sibelius Hall ©
Sibelius Hall
Vesijärvi harbor ©
Vesijärvi harbor

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