8 days in Finland Itinerary

8 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Doha
Fly:  16 h 15 min
1
Pori
— 1 day
Drive:  2 h
2
Turku
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h
3
Helsinki
— 4 nights
Fly:  8 h 45 min
End: Doha

1
day
Pori

Pori ©
Pori is a city and municipality on the west coast of Finland. Kick off your visit on the 24th (Wed): explore the world behind art at Pori Art Museum, kick back and relax at Herrainpaivat Beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Yyteri Beach.

For more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Pori driving holiday planner.

Doha, Qatar to Pori is an approximately 16.5- hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Arabian Standard Time (AST) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET) is minus 1 hour. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from Doha in July, with highs in Pori at 24°C and lows at 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) so you can drive to Turku.

Things to do in Pori

Beaches Parks Outdoors
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Yyteri Beach ©
Yyteri Beach
Pori Art Museum ©
Pori Art Museum
Herrainpaivat Beach ©
Herrainpaivat Beach

2
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 25th (Thu): view the masterpieces at Galleria Joella, then browse the different shops at Turun Kauppahalli, then step into the grandiose world of Turku Castle, and finally wander the streets of Naantali Old Town. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get a taste of the local shopping with Photographic Centre Peri, then enjoy the sand and surf at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Vepsa Island.

For maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Turku road trip website.

You can drive from Pori to Turku in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In July in Turku, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Turku

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

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

4
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.
Visit Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Helsinki Cathedral for their historical value. Head to Market Square Kauppatori and Kamppi Shopping Centrefor plenty of shopping. Take a break from Helsinki with a short trip to Nuuksio National Park in Espoo, about 48 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: take in the spiritual surroundings of Temppeliaukio Church, browse the exhibits of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, stop by Artisaani, and stop by Katajanokka.

For maps, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Helsinki attractions planning app.

You can drive from Turku to Helsinki in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 25°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

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Side Trip

Nuuksio National Park
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Nuuksio National Park ©
Nuuksio National Park
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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