16 days in Finland Itinerary

16 days in Finland Itinerary

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Start: Kuwait City
Fly + Drive:  21 h 15 min
1
Mustasaari
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 30 min
2
Pori
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 30 min
3
Tampere
— 3 nights
Train:  1 h 45 min
4
Turku
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h
5
Helsinki
— 7 nights
Fly:  9 h 30 min
End: Kuwait City

1
night
Mustasaari

Mustasaari ©
Korsholm is a municipality of Finland. Start off your visit on the 10th (Fri): take in the dramatic natural features at Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Mustasaari tour itinerary planner.

Kuwait City, Kuwait to Mustasaari is an approximately 18.5- hour combination of flight and car. The time zone changes from Arabian Standard Time (AST) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Kuwait City in August, things will get cooler in Mustasaari: highs are around 22°C and lows about 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to travel to Pori.

Things to do in Mustasaari

Wildlife Parks Nature

Side Trip

Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site
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Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site ©
Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site

1
night
Pori

Pori ©
Pori is a city and municipality on the west coast of Finland. Start off your visit on the 11th (Sat): pause for some serene contemplation at Central Pori Church (Keski-Porin kirkko) and then kick back and relax at Yyteri Beach.

For where to stay, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Pori online sightseeing planner.

Getting from Mustasaari to Pori by car takes about 3 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Tampere.

Things to do in Pori

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Yyteri Beach ©
Yyteri Beach
Central Pori Church (Keski-Porin kirkko) ©
Central Pori Church (Keski-Porin kirkko)

3
nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Pack the 14th (Tue) with family-friendly diversions at Sarkanniemi Theme Park. The adventure continues: tour the pleasant surroundings at Rauhaniemi Beach, enjoy breathtaking views from Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower, and enjoy the sand and surf at Suolijarvi Beach.

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Traveling by car from Pori to Tampere takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In August, plan for daily highs up to 23°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) early enough to take a train to Turku.

Things to do in Tampere

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

2
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Turku Castle and Turku Cathedral. Get some cultural insight at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo and Kuusisto Manor. Step out of Turku with an excursion to Kurjenrahka National Park in Poytya--about 46 minutes away. There's lots more to do: kick back and relax at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, browse the collection at Turku City Library, have fun at Adventure Park, and hike along The Archipelago Trail.

To find maps, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read Turku trip itinerary planning website.

Traveling by train from Tampere to Turku takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 23°C in August, and nighttime lows around 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) early enough to drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Turku

Parks Outdoors Museums

Side Trips

Kuusisto Manor, Kurjenrahka National Park
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Ispoinen Beach and Sauna ©
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral

7
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.
Appreciate the collections at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum. Visit Aurinkolahti Beach and Hietaranta Beach for some beach relaxation. Pack the 22nd (Wed) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. There's still lots to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temppeliaukio Church, explore the world behind art at Kansallisgalleria, don't miss a visit to Senate Square, and take a stroll through Ullanlinna.

For where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Helsinki day trip tool.

You can drive from Turku to Helsinki in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Helsinki are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. On the 24th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Theme Parks Historic Sites
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Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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