8 days in Finland Itinerary

8 days in Finland Itinerary

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Start: Dubai
Fly:  9 h 30 min
1
Helsinki
— 2 nights
Train:  1 h
2
Lahti
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 15 min
3
Pori
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 15 min
4
Helsinki
— 2 nights
Fly:  9 h 30 min
End: Dubai

2
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.
On the 23rd (Mon), admire the striking features of Temppeliaukio Church, thenenjoy the sand and surf at Hietaranta Beach, thensteep yourself in history at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, and finally look for gifts at Marimekko. On the 24th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the striking landscape of Nuuksio National Park.

To find more things to do, ratings, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Helsinki online holiday planner.

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Helsinki is an approximately 10-hour flight. You can also drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Dubai to Helsinki. In July, Helsinki is cooler than Dubai - with highs of 25°C and lows of 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) so you can catch the train to Lahti.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Nuuksio National Park
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Hietaranta Beach ©
Hietaranta Beach

1
night
Lahti

Lahti ©
Lahti is a city and municipality in Finland.Lahti is the capital of the Päijänne Tavastia region. On the 25th (Wed), admire the landmark architecture of Lahti City Hall, see the interesting displays at Lahti Ski Museum, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Ristinkirkko, thentake a stroll around Sibelius Hall, and finally examine the collection at Motorcycle Museum of Finland.

To see where to stay, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Lahti trip planner.

Take a train from Helsinki to Lahti in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July in Lahti, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 15°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) so you can go by car to Pori.

Things to do in Lahti

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Motorcycle Museum of Finland ©
Motorcycle Museum of Finland
Sibelius Hall ©
Sibelius Hall
Lahti Ski Museum ©
Lahti Ski Museum

1
night
Pori

Pori ©
Pori is a city and municipality on the west coast of Finland. Kick off your visit on the 26th (Thu): view the masterpieces at Pori Art Museum, thenbrowse the different shops at Kauppakeskus Puuvilla, thenget engrossed in the history at Rosenlew Museum, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Central Pori Church (Keski-Porin kirkko).

To see reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Pori trip website.

Traveling by car from Lahti to Pori takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in July, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) early enough to drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Pori

Shopping Museums Historic Sites
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Kauppakeskus Puuvilla ©
Kauppakeskus Puuvilla
Rosenlew Museum ©
Rosenlew Museum
Pori Art Museum ©
Pori Art Museum

2
nights
Helsinki

Helsinki ©
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Fri): wander the streets of Ullanlinna, get engrossed in the history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, thenbrowse the eclectic array of goods at Hakaniemi Market, thenmake a trip to Senate Square, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali). Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Kamppi Chapel of Silence, admire the masterpieces at Kansallisgalleria, and then stroll around The Esplanadi Park.

To see maps, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read Helsinki journey app.

Drive from Pori to Helsinki in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. On the 29th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
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Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum
Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali) ©
The Esplanadi Park ©
The Esplanadi Park

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