8 days in Finland Itinerary

8 days in Finland Itinerary

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8 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Muscat
Fly:  20​h 15​min
1
Koli National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h 15​min
2
Pori
— 1 day
Drive:  3​h 15​min
3
Helsinki
— 4 nights
Fly:  9​h 30​min
End: Muscat

2
nights
Koli National Park

Koli National Park ©
Start off your visit on the 27th (Sat): contemplate the waterfront views at Pielinen, then trek along Ukko-Koli Hill, and then examine the collection at Koli Nature Centre Ukko. On the 28th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the dramatic natural features at Uhrihalkeama, then examine the collection at Pielisen Museum, then identify plant and animal life at Era Eero, and finally stop by Koli Shop Retkitupa.

For photos and tourist information, read Koli National Park trip itinerary app .

Muscat, Oman to Koli National Park is an approximately 20.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Muscat to Koli National Park. Prepare for cooler weather when traveling from Muscat in July: high temperatures in Koli National Park hover around 24°C and lows are around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) so you can travel to Pori.

Things to do in Koli National Park

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trip

Koli
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Ukko-Koli Hill ©
Ukko-Koli Hill
Pielisen Museum ©
Pielisen Museum
Koli Nature Centre Ukko ©
Koli Nature Centre Ukko

1
day
Pori

Pori ©
Pori is a city and municipality on the west coast of Finland. On the 29th (Mon), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Central Pori Church (Keski-Porin kirkko), then buy something for everyone on your list at Kauppakeskus Puuvilla, and then kick back and relax at Yyteri Beach.

To see more things to do, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Pori tour itinerary planner.

You can drive from Koli National Park to Pori in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In July, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Pori

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

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.
Head to Market Square Kauppatori and Artisaanifor plenty of shopping. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Rock Church and Katajanokka. Step out of Helsinki to go to Espoo and see Nuuksio National Park, which is approximately 46 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: brush up on your military savvy at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, get to know the fascinating history of The Esplanadi Park, wander the streets of Ullanlinna, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral.

To find maps, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read Helsinki trip site .

Traveling by car from Pori to Helsinki takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Helsinki can reach 25°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trip

Nuuksio National Park
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Nuuksio National Park ©
Nuuksio National Park
Rock Church ©
Rock Church
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna

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