8 days in Finland Itinerary

8 days in Finland Itinerary

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8 days in Finland Itinerary

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

1
day
Vaasa

Vaasa ©
Vaasa is a city on the west coast of Finland. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sat): head off the coast to Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Vaasa tour planner .

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Vaasa is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Gulf Standard Time (GST) to Eastern European Time (EET), which is usually a -2 hour difference. Traveling from Dubai in July, expect Vaasa to be colder, temps between 23°C and 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) early enough to drive to Pori.

Things to do in Vaasa

Wildlife Nature Parks
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Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site ©

1
night
Pori

Pori ©
Pori is a city and municipality on the west coast of Finland. On the 14th (Sun), tour the pleasant surroundings at Herrainpaivat Beach and then enjoy the sand and surf at Yyteri Beach.

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Traveling by car from Vaasa to Pori takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In July in Pori, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 13°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Tampere.

Things to do in Pori

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Yyteri Beach ©
Yyteri Beach

1
night
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 15th (Mon): look for all kinds of wild species at Hatanpaa Arboretum and then stroll through Rauhaniemi Beach.

For photos, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Tampere holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Pori to Tampere takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Tampere are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) to allow time to take a train to Helsinki.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Rauhaniemi Beach ©
Rauhaniemi Beach
Hatanpaa Arboretum ©
Hatanpaa Arboretum

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.
Kids will enjoy Nuuksio National Park and Linnanmaki Amusement Park. The adventure continues: step into the grandiose world of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Rock Church, and don't miss a visit to Senate Square.

To see more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Helsinki online day trip planner .

Traveling by train from Tampere to Helsinki takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. July in Helsinki sees daily highs of 25°C and lows of 15°C at night. On the 19th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Theme Parks Nature Parks

Side Trip

Nuuksio National Park
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Nuuksio National Park ©
Nuuksio National Park
Linnanmaki Amusement Park ©
Linnanmaki Amusement Park

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