14 days in Finland Itinerary

14 days in Finland Itinerary

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Start: Dubai
Fly:  9 h 30 min
1
Helsinki
— 2 nights
Train:  30 min
2
Espoo
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
3
Turku
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
4
Porvoo
— 2 nights
Drive:  45 min
5
Vantaa
— 2 nights
Drive:  30 min
6
Tuusula
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  10 h 30 min
End: Dubai

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.
Here are some ideas for day two: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, admire the striking features of Temppeliaukio Church, deepen your knowledge of military history at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, then wander the streets of Katajanokka, and finally look for gifts at Pien Shop & Bar.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Helsinki trip 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 Standard Time (EET) is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Dubai in August, expect Helsinki to be cooler, temps between 24°C and 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) to allow time to take a train to Espoo.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Tours Wildlife
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Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Old Market Hall ©
Old Market Hall

3
nights
Espoo

Espoo ©
Espoo is the second largest city and municipality in Finland. Visiting Nuuksio National Park and Bellevue Beach will get you outdoors. There's still lots to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Laajalahti Nature Reserve, play a few rounds at Tapiola Golf, and get outside with Arctic Expedition.

For photos and tourist information, refer to the Espoo online trip builder.

Espoo is just a stone's throw from Helsinki. In August, daily temperatures in Espoo can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Espoo

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trip

Bellevue Beach
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Nuuksio National Park ©
Nuuksio National Park
Bellevue Beach ©
Bellevue Beach
Arctic Expedition ©
Arctic Expedition

2
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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.
On the 16th (Fri), stroll through Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, buy something for everyone on your list at Turun Kauppahalli, then wander the streets of Naantali Old Town, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Photographic Centre Peri. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Sat): admire the local landmark of Harmonia, then kick back and relax at Vepsa Island, then take an in-depth tour of Naantali museum, and finally tour in harmony with nature at Bike Rental - by Carfield.

To find reviews, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Turku sightseeing planner.

You can drive from Espoo to Turku in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In August, daily temperatures in Turku can reach 23°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) so you can drive to Porvoo.

Things to do in Turku

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Naantali
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Vepsa Island ©
Vepsa Island
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna ©
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna
Naantali Old Town ©
Naantali Old Town

2
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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.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Sun): look for gifts at Pieni Suklaatehdas, then get some fabulous bargains at Brunberg Candy Factory Shop, then take in the exciting artwork at Nasin Kartanon Galleria, and finally contemplate the long history of Stromforsin Ruukki. On your second day here, examine the collection at Albert Edelfelt Studio Museum, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Ruotsinpyhtaa, then take in the dramatic natural features at Hiidenkirnut, and finally take in the pleasant sights at The Devil's Stairs.

To see reviews and other tourist information, read our Porvoo trip builder tool.

Getting from Turku to Porvoo by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and bus; or do a combination of flight and bus. In August, daytime highs in Porvoo are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) so you can drive to Vantaa.

Things to do in Porvoo

Historic Sites Shopping Museums

Side Trips

Ruotsinpyhtaa, Hiidenkirnut
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Stromforsin Ruukki ©
Stromforsin Ruukki
Hiidenkirnut ©
Hiidenkirnut
Pieni Suklaatehdas ©
Pieni Suklaatehdas

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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 20th (Tue): buy something for everyone on your list at Jumbo Shopping Center, buy something for everyone on your list at Flamingo Entertainment Center, then browse the different shops at Kauppakeskus Jumbo, and finally get all the information you need at Fazer Experience Visitor Centre. On the next day, look for all kinds of wild species at Sipoonkorven Kansallispuisto.

For other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Vantaa day trip app.

Getting from Porvoo to Vantaa by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In August, daily temperatures in Vantaa can reach 23°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) early enough to drive to Tuusula.

Things to do in Vantaa

Wildlife Nature Parks
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Flamingo Entertainment Center
Flamingo Entertainment Center
Jumbo Shopping Center ©
Jumbo Shopping Center
Kauppakeskus Jumbo ©
Kauppakeskus Jumbo

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Tuusula

Tuusula ©
Tuusula is a municipality of Finland. Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Thu): take in the dramatic scenery at Kuhakoski Waterfall, then admire the masterpieces at Halosenniemi Museum, then admire the natural beauty at Ainola - The Home of Aino and Jean Sibelius, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Tuusulanjarvi (Lake Tuusula).

To see other places to visit, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Tuusula trip itinerary planning website.

Tuusula is very close to Vantaa. In August in Tuusula, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 13°C at night. On the 23rd (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Tuusula

Museums Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Jarvenpaa, Kuhakoski Waterfall
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Ainola - The Home of Aino and Jean Sibelius ©
Ainola - The Home of Aino and Jean Sibelius
Tuusulanjarvi (Lake Tuusula) ©
Tuusulanjarvi (Lake Tuusula)
Halosenniemi Museum ©
Halosenniemi Museum

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