14 days in Finland Itinerary

14 days in Finland Itinerary

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14 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Dubai
Fly:  9​h 30​min
1
Helsinki
— 3 nights
bus:  30​min
2
Espoo
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Turku
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
4
Vantaa
— 2 nights
Drive:  45​min
5
Porvoo
— 2 nights
bus:  1​h
End: Helsinki

3
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.
Family-friendly places like Linnanmaki Amusement Park and Korkeasaari Zoo will thrill your kids. Do your shopping at Market Square Kauppatori and Sea Fortress Suomenlinna. There's lots more to do: admire the landmark architecture of Temppeliaukion Church, don't miss a visit to Senate Square, take a stroll through Katajanokka, and pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral.

For where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read Helsinki itinerary planning site .

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. Traveling from Dubai in August, expect Helsinki to be colder, temps between 24°C and 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) to allow time to take a bus to Espoo.

Things to do in Helsinki

Theme Parks Historic Sites Wildlife
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Linnanmaki Amusement Park ©
Linnanmaki Amusement Park

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Espoo

Espoo ©
Espoo is the second largest city and municipality in Finland. Start off your visit on the 14th (Wed): walk around Nuuksio National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 15th (Thu): get into the urban bustle at Haltia - The Finnish Nature Center, then look for all kinds of wild species at Laajalahti Nature Reserve, and then buy something for everyone on your list at Iso Omena.

To find more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Espoo trip itinerary tool .

Espoo is just a stone's throw from Helsinki. In August in Espoo, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) so you can go by car to Turku.

Things to do in Espoo

Parks Nature Shopping
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Nuuksio National Park ©
Nuuksio National Park
Laajalahti Nature Reserve ©
Laajalahti Nature Reserve
Haltia - The Finnish Nature Center ©
Haltia - The Finnish Nature Center

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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.
Take a break from the city and head to Teijo National Park and Kurjenrahka National Park. Do your shopping at Moomin World and The Archipelago Trail. There's lots more to do: wander the streets of Naantali Old Town, stroll through Bike Rental - by Carfield, and browse the different shops at Turun Kauppahalli.

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Drive from Espoo to Turku in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. August in Turku sees daily highs of 23°C and lows of 12°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Vantaa.

Things to do in Turku

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Naantali, Kurjenrahka National Park, Teijo National Park
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The Archipelago Trail ©
The Archipelago Trail
Teijo National Park ©
Teijo National Park
Moomin World ©
Moomin World

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Vantaa

Vantaa ©
Though technically its own city, Vantaa is considered by many to be a Helsinki suburb, and it is where most visitors land when they fly to Finland.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Mon): enjoy some friendly competition at Flamingo Entertainment Center, get engrossed in the history at Finnish Aviation Museum, then revel in the low prices at Fazer Experience Visitor Centre, and finally engage your brain at Heureka. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the striking landscape of Sipoonkorven Kansallispuisto.

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Getting from Turku to Vantaa by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 23°C in August, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) early enough to drive to Porvoo.

Things to do in Vantaa

Parks Wildlife Nature
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Fazer Experience Visitor Centre ©
Fazer Experience Visitor Centre
Heureka ©
Heureka
Flamingo Entertainment Center
Flamingo Entertainment Center

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Porvoo

Porvoo ©
Porvoo, one of Finland's oldest and prettiest towns, boasts cobbled streets, famous red-brick warehouses, and a charming river.
On the 21st (Wed), contemplate the long history of The Runeberg Home, take a stroll through Linden Esplanade, then revel in the low prices at Brunberg Candy Factory Shop, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Porvoo, and finally don't miss a visit to Porvoo Old Town. Keep things going the next day: take a stroll through Hamina Old Town, identify plant and animal life at Arboretum Mustila, and then don't miss a visit to Söderskärin majakka.

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You can drive from Vantaa to Porvoo in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 23°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Fri) to allow time for the bus ride back home.

Things to do in Porvoo

Parks Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trips

Linden Esplanade, Arboretum Mustila, Hamina Old Town, Hiidenkirnut
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Arboretum Mustila ©
Arboretum Mustila
Hiidenkirnut ©
Hiidenkirnut
Brunberg Candy Factory Shop ©
Brunberg Candy Factory Shop

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