18 days in Finland Itinerary

18 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
— 4 nights
Train:  1 h 45 min
3
Turku
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h
4
Pori
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 30 min
5
Mustasaari
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  4 h
6
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 2nd (Thu), admire the local landmark of Musical Fountain, get into the urban bustle at Sibelius Hall, and then perfect your strike at Hohtokeila Lahti.

For other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Lahti trip itinerary maker tool.

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Lahti is an approximately 11- hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Dubai to Lahti is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Dubai in August, expect Lahti to be much colder, temps between 23°C and 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) so you can take a train to Tampere.

Things to do in Lahti

Fun & Games Shopping
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Hohtokeila Lahti ©
Hohtokeila Lahti
Sibelius Hall ©
Sibelius Hall
Musical Fountain
Musical Fountain

4
nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Visiting Seitsemisen Kansallispuisto and FUN53 Charter will get you outdoors. Kids will enjoy Sarkanniemi Theme Park and Rauhaniemi Beach. There's lots more to do: enjoy breathtaking views from Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower, explore the world behind art at Hiekka Art Museum, kick back and relax at Suolijarvi Beach, and stop by Hameenkatu.

To see maps, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Tampere tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by train from Lahti to Tampere takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. August in Tampere sees daily highs of 23°C and lows of 11°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) so you can catch the train to Turku.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Museums Outdoors

Side Trip

Seitsemisen Kansallispuisto
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Rauhaniemi Beach ©
Rauhaniemi Beach
Seitsemisen Kansallispuisto ©
Seitsemisen Kansallispuisto
Sarkanniemi Theme Park ©
Sarkanniemi Theme Park

3
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Get outdoors at Kurjenrahka National Park and Ispoinen Beach and Sauna. There's still lots to do: get your game on at Moomin World, get engrossed in the history at Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, browse the exhibits of Turku Castle, and examine the collection at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo.

To see photos, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read Turku road trip planning app.

Traveling by train from Tampere to Turku takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. August in Turku sees daily highs of 23°C and lows of 12°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can drive to Pori.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Moomin World, Kurjenrahka National Park
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna ©
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna
Kurjenrahka National Park ©
Kurjenrahka National Park

1
night
Pori

Pori ©
Pori is a city and municipality on the west coast of Finland. On the 10th (Fri), stop by Patakirppis and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Yyteri Beach.

To find more things to do, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Pori online tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Turku to Pori takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In August in Pori, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 12°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can travel to Mustasaari.

Things to do in Pori

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Yyteri Beach ©
Yyteri Beach
Patakirppis ©
Patakirppis

2
nights
Mustasaari

Mustasaari ©
Korsholm is a municipality of Finland. Kick off your visit on the 11th (Sat): explore the striking landscape at Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site.

For maps, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read Mustasaari travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Pori to Mustasaari takes 3 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Mustasaari

Nature Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

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

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.
For shopping fun, head to Old Market Hall or Marimekko Oyj. Kids will enjoy Linnanmaki Amusement Park and Aurinkolahti Beach. The adventure continues: explore the historical opulence of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, browse the different shops at Kamppi Shopping Centre, get engrossed in the history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, and pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral.

To see where to stay, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Helsinki attractions app.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Mustasaari to Helsinki. In August, daily temperatures in Helsinki can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Historic Sites Theme Parks

Side Trip

Flamingo Entertainment Center
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Linnanmaki Amusement Park ©
Linnanmaki Amusement Park
Old Market Hall ©
Old Market Hall

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