8 days in Finland Itinerary

8 days in Finland Itinerary

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Start: Dubai
Fly:  16 h 30 min
1
Vaasa
— 1 day
Drive:  2 h 15 min
2
Pori
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 30 min
3
Tampere
— 1 night
Drive:  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. On the 13th (Sat), take in the dramatic natural features at Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site.

To find ratings, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Vaasa online trip itinerary builder.

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Vaasa is an approximately 16- hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Dubai to Vaasa is minus 2 hours. Prepare for much colder weather when traveling from Dubai in July: high temperatures in Vaasa hover around 23°C and lows are around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) so you can drive to Pori.

Things to do in Vaasa

Nature Wildlife Parks
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Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site ©
Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site

1
night
Pori

Pori ©
Pori is a city and municipality on the west coast of Finland. Start off your visit on the 14th (Sun): kick back and relax at Herrainpaivat Beach and then kick back and relax at Yyteri Beach.

To see reviews, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Pori planner.

Drive from Vaasa to Pori in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. July in Pori sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Tampere.

Things to do in Pori

Beaches Parks Outdoors
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Yyteri Beach ©
Yyteri Beach
Herrainpaivat Beach ©
Herrainpaivat Beach

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Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
On the 15th (Mon), identify plant and animal life at Hatanpaa Arboretum and then enjoy the sand and surf at Rauhaniemi Beach.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Tampere travel route planner.

Getting from Pori to Tampere by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In July, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) so you can go by car to Helsinki.

Things to do in Tampere

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

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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.
Take a break from Helsinki with a short trip to Nuuksio National Park in Espoo, about 48 minutes away. Pack the 18th (Thu) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. There's lots more to do: step into the grandiose world of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, wander the streets of Katajanokka, take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), and admire the landmark architecture of Temppeliaukio Church.

For more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Helsinki tour itinerary planning website.

You can drive from Tampere to Helsinki in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. 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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