8 days in Finland Itinerary

8 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Doha
Fly:  16 h 15 min
1
Pori
— 1 day
Drive:  1 h 30 min
2
Tampere
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
3
Helsinki
— 4 nights
Fly:  8 h 45 min
End: Doha

1
day
Pori

Pori ©
Pori is a city and municipality on the west coast of Finland. Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Sun): kick back and relax at Yyteri Beach, make a trip to Juselius Mausoleum, and then take in the exciting artwork at Pori Art Museum.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Pori tour builder tool.

Doha, Qatar to Pori is an approximately 16.5- hour flight. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Doha to Pori due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Doha in December, expect Pori to be cooler, temps between 1°C and -5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (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
Pori Art Museum ©
Pori Art Museum
Juselius Mausoleum ©
Juselius Mausoleum

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 3rd (Mon): kick back and relax at Riihiniemen Uimaranta, take in the exciting artwork at Haihara Art Centre, and then view the masterpieces at Laukko Manor. On the 4th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: enjoy the sand and surf at Rauhaniemi Beach and then look for gifts at Tallipihan Suklaapuoti.

For photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Tampere tour itinerary maker site.

Drive from Pori to Tampere in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In December, daytime highs in Tampere are 0°C, while nighttime lows are -6°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) so you can go by car to Helsinki.

Things to do in Tampere

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Laukko Manor
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Rauhaniemi Beach ©
Rauhaniemi Beach
Laukko Manor ©
Laukko Manor
Tallipihan Suklaapuoti ©
Tallipihan Suklaapuoti

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.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Kamppi Shopping Centre and OMA Puoti. Step out of Helsinki with an excursion to Nuuksio National Park in Espoo--about 48 minutes away. The adventure continues: admire the striking features of Temppeliaukio Church, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), take a stroll through Katajanokka, and explore the historical opulence of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Helsinki tour planner.

Traveling by car from Tampere to Helsinki takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Tampere in December, you will find days in Helsinki are somewhat warmer (3°C), and nights are about the same (-3°C). Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Nuuksio National Park
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Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Nuuksio National Park ©
Nuuksio National Park
Market Square Kauppatori ©
Market Square Kauppatori

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