8 days in Finland Itinerary

8 days in Finland Itinerary

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8 days in Finland Itinerary

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

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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Rock Church and Fortress of Suomenlinna. Visiting Aurinkolahti Beach and Hietaranta Beach will get you outdoors. There's still lots to do: stop by Marimekko, browse the different shops at Kamppi Shopping Centre, get a taste of the local shopping with Old Market Hall, and pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral.

To see photos, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Helsinki travel planner .

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Helsinki is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and ferry; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Dubai to Helsinki is minus 2 hours. In July, Helsinki is much colder than Dubai - with highs of 25°C and lows of 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) so you can take a train to Tampere.

Things to do in Helsinki

Shopping Outdoors Parks
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church

2
nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Tue): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tampere Cathedral, stroll through Rauhaniemi Beach, and then kick back and relax at Suolijarvi Beach.

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You can take a train from Helsinki to Tampere in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in July, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) so you can go by car to Pori.

Things to do in Tampere

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Rauhaniemi Beach ©
Rauhaniemi Beach
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko ©
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko

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hours
Pori

Pori ©
Pori is a city and municipality on the west coast of Finland. On the 11th (Wed), tour the pleasant surroundings at Yyteri Beach.

To see other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read Pori trip maker tool .

You can drive from Tampere to Pori in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In July, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Wed) to allow time for travel to Mustasaari.

Things to do in Pori

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Yyteri Beach ©
Yyteri Beach

1
night
Mustasaari

Mustasaari ©
Korsholm is a municipality of Finland. Kick off your visit on the 12th (Thu): step off the mainland to explore Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site.

To find photos, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Mustasaari trip itinerary maker .

Traveling by car from Pori to Mustasaari takes 3 hours. In July in Mustasaari, expect temperatures between 23°C during the day and 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Mustasaari

Wildlife Nature Parks

Side Trip

Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site
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Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site ©

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