17 days in Finland Itinerary

17 days in Finland Itinerary

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Start: Dubai
Fly + Drive:  11 h 30 min
1
Lahti
— 1 night
Train:  2 h
2
Tampere
— 2 nights
Train:  1 h 45 min
3
Turku
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h
4
Pori
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 30 min
5
Mustasaari
— 1 night
Drive:  6 h
6
Koli National Park
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  4 h
7
Helsinki
— 6 nights
Fly:  9 h 30 min
End: Dubai

1
night
Lahti

Lahti ©
Lahti is a city and municipality in Finland.Lahti is the capital of the Päijänne Tavastia region. On the 20th (Fri), hit the slopes at Messila Maailma Oy Ski Center and then get into the urban bustle at Sibelius Hall.

To see traveler tips, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read Lahti day trip planning tool.

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Lahti is an approximately 11- hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference moving from Gulf Standard Time (GST) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET) is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Dubai in July, things will get colder in Lahti: highs are around 24°C and lows about 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) to allow time to take a train to Tampere.

Things to do in Lahti

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trip

Messila Maailma Oy Ski Center
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Sibelius Hall ©
Sibelius Hall

2
nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
On the 21st (Sat), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Vanha Kirkko, enjoy the sand and surf at Rauhaniemi Beach, and then kick back and relax at Suolijarvi Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get in on the family fun at Sarkanniemi Theme Park.

For photos, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, use the Tampere trip planner.

Traveling by train from Lahti to Tampere takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. July in Tampere sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) so you can take a train to Turku.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Museums Beaches
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Rauhaniemi Beach ©
Rauhaniemi Beach
Sarkanniemi Theme Park ©
Sarkanniemi Theme Park
Vanha Kirkko ©
Vanha Kirkko

3
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Mon): take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral, then take an in-depth tour of Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, then see the interesting displays at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo, and finally relax and rejuvenate at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna. On your second day here, explore the striking landscape of Kurjenrahka National Park, step into the grandiose world of Turku Castle, and then browse the collection at Turku City Library.

For ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Turku trip itinerary builder.

You can take a train from Tampere to Turku in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in July, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) early enough to drive to Pori.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Kurjenrahka National Park
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova ©
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova

1
night
Pori

Pori ©
Pori is a city and municipality on the west coast of Finland. Kick off your visit on the 25th (Wed): browse the different shops at Kauppakeskus Puuvilla and then kick back and relax at Yyteri Beach.

To find maps, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read Pori trip planning tool.

Drive from Turku to Pori in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In July, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) so you can travel to Mustasaari.

Things to do in Pori

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

1
night
Mustasaari

Mustasaari ©
Korsholm is a municipality of Finland. On the 26th (Thu), explore the striking landscape at Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site.

To see photos, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Mustasaari trip planner.

Getting from Pori to Mustasaari by car takes about 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around 23°C in July, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Koli National Park.

Things to do in Mustasaari

Wildlife Nature Parks

Side Trip

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

2
nights
Koli National Park

Koli National Park ©
Although many Koli National Park tours revolve around the majestic natural landscape, there are still plenty of things to see and do for those pursuing culture and heritage.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Fri): explore the activities along Pielinen.

For where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Koli National Park travel planner.

Getting from Mustasaari to Koli National Park by car takes about 7 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and flight. In July in Koli National Park, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) so you can travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Koli National Park

Nature Parks Wildlife
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Patvinsuon Kansallispuisto ©
Patvinsuon Kansallispuisto
Pielinen ©
Pielinen

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.
Visiting Aurinkolahti Beach and Hietaranta Beach will get you outdoors. Visit Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Temppeliaukio Church for their historical value. Pack the 3rd (Fri) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. There's still lots to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, shop like a local with Old Market Hall, browse the different shops at Kamppi Shopping Centre, and head off the coast to Pihlajasaari Recreational Park.

For where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Helsinki trip builder.

Explore your travel options from Koli National Park to Helsinki with the Route module. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in July, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trip

Flamingo Entertainment Center
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church

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