8 days in Finland Itinerary

8 days in Finland Itinerary

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8 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Dubai
Fly:  16​h 15​min
1
Vaasa
— 1 day
Drive:  4​h
2
Turku
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
3
Helsinki
— 4 nights
Fly:  9​h 30​min
End: Dubai

1
day
Vaasa

Vaasa ©
Vaasa is a city on the west coast of Finland. Start off your visit on the 1st (Sat): stroll through Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site.

For photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Vaasa trip maker .

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Vaasa is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Gulf Standard Time to Eastern European Time, which is usually a -2 hour difference. Traveling from Dubai in June, things will get cooler in Vaasa: highs are around 19°C and lows about 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sat) to allow time to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Vaasa

Wildlife Nature Parks
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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 2nd (Sun): wander the streets of Naantali Old Town, then browse the different shops at Kauppakeskus Mylly, and then take in the exciting artwork at Galleria Joella. Keep things going the next day: browse the different shops at Turun Kauppahalli, then kick back and relax at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, and then head off the coast to Vepsa Island.

For ratings, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, use the Turku trip planner .

Traveling by car from Vaasa to Turku takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in June, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) early enough to go by car to Helsinki.

Things to do in Turku

Shopping Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Kauppakeskus Mylly, Naantali Old Town
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Kauppakeskus Mylly ©
Kauppakeskus Mylly
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna ©
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna
Naantali Old Town ©
Naantali Old Town

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.
Shop till you drop at Market Square Kauppatori and Digelius Music. You'll explore and learn at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum. Change things up with a short trip to Nuuksio National Park in Espoo (about 46 minutes away). There's lots more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Rock Church, pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, take a stroll through Ullanlinna, and appreciate the extensive heritage of The Esplanadi Park.

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Traveling by car from Turku to Helsinki takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In June, plan for daily highs up to 21°C, and evening lows to 11°C. On the 7th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trip

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

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