8 days in Finland Itinerary

8 days in Finland Itinerary

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8 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Dubai
Fly:  16​h 45​min
1
Mustasaari
— 1 day
Drive:  3​h 30​min
2
Pori
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Tampere
— 1 night
train:  1​h 45​min
4
Turku
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
5
Helsinki
— 3 nights
Fly:  9​h 30​min
End: Dubai

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Mustasaari

Mustasaari ©
Korsholm is a municipality of Finland. Kick off your visit on the 20th (Mon): step off the mainland to explore Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site.

To find where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Mustasaari tour itinerary maker site .

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Mustasaari is an approximately 17-hour flight. Traveling from Dubai to Mustasaari, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. In August, Mustasaari is much colder than Dubai - with highs of 22°C and lows of 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) early enough to travel to Pori.

Things to do in Mustasaari

#Nature, #Parks, #Wildlife

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Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site
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Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site ©

1
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Pori

Pori ©
Pori is a city and municipality on the west coast of Finland. On the 21st (Tue), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Central Pori Church (Keski-Porin kirkko), browse the different shops at Kauppakeskus Puuvilla, and then kick back and relax at Yyteri Beach.

To find reviews, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Pori trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Mustasaari to Pori takes 3 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Tampere.

Things to do in Pori

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

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Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
On the 22nd (Wed), take in the views from Hameensilta, stroll through Rauhaniemi Beach, and then kick back and relax at Suolijarvi Beach.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Tampere visit planner .

You can drive from Pori to Tampere in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In August, daily temperatures in Tampere can reach 23°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) early enough to take a train to Turku.

Things to do in Tampere

#Beaches, #Parks, #Outdoors
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Rauhaniemi Beach ©
Rauhaniemi Beach
Hameensilta ©
Hameensilta

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Thu): browse the exhibits of Turku Castle, tour the pleasant surroundings at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, then examine the collection at Luostarinmaki Handicrafts Museum, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Turku Cathedral.

For traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Turku travel route planner .

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 23°C in August, and nighttime lows around 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) so you can drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Turku

#Museums, #Historic Sites, #Beaches
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna ©
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna

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.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Fri): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), then brush up on your military savvy at Fortress of Suomenlinna, and finally stroll through Aurinkolahti Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Sat): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Rock Church, tour the pleasant surroundings at Hietaranta Beach, then steep yourself in history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, and finally wander the streets of Ullanlinna.

For photos, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Helsinki trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Turku to Helsinki in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Helsinki can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. On the 26th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches
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Fortress of Suomenlinna ©
Fortress of Suomenlinna
Rock Church ©
Rock Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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