8 days in Finland Itinerary

8 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Beirut
Fly:  15 h 15 min
1
Helsinki
— 4 nights
Bus:  45 min
2
Porvoo
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  15 h 30 min
End: Beirut

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.
Feel The Nature has been added to your itinerary. Do your shopping at Academic Bookstore (Akateeminen Kirjakauppa) and Hakaniemi Market. You'll get in some beach time at Aurinkolahti Beach and Aurlahti Beach. There's lots more to do: wander the streets of Katajanokka, explore the wide array of goods at Stockmann Department Store, browse the eclectic array of goods at Market Square Kauppatori, and meet the residents at Korkeasaari Zoo.

To see photos, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Helsinki trip itinerary planning site.

Beirut, Lebanon to Helsinki is an approximately 7.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and ferry; or drive. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from Beirut in December: high temperatures in Helsinki hover around 3°C and lows are around -3°C. On the 2nd (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Porvoo.

Things to do in Helsinki

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Aurlahti Beach
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Katajanokka ©
Katajanokka
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum
Hakaniemi Market ©
Hakaniemi Market

2
nights
Porvoo

Porvoo ©
Porvoo, one of Finland's oldest and prettiest towns, boasts cobbled streets, famous red-brick warehouses, and a charming river.
On the 2nd (Tue), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Loviisan kirkko, stop by Willatar, and then visit a coastal fixture at Söderskärin majakka. Keep things going the next day: fly down the slopes at Messila Maailma Oy Ski Center and then take a stroll around Sibelius Hall.

To find ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Porvoo vacation builder tool.

Getting from Helsinki to Porvoo by bus takes about an hour. Other options: drive; or take a train. January in Porvoo sees daily highs of -3°C and lows of -9°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Porvoo

Winter Sports Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Hollola, Lahti, Loviisan kirkko
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Loviisan kirkko ©
Loviisan kirkko
Church of Hollola ©
Church of Hollola
Sibelius Hall ©
Sibelius Hall

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