9 days in Finland Itinerary

9 days in Finland Itinerary

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Start: Dubai
Fly:  9 h 30 min
1
Helsinki
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 h
2
Turku
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h
3
Pori
— 2 nights
Fly:  17 h 15 min
End: Dubai

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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and Sea Fortress Suomenlinna. Shop till you drop at Hakaniemi Market and Academic Bookstore (Akateeminen Kirjakauppa). Venture out of the city with trips to Porvoo (Brunberg Candy Factory Shop, Porvoo Old Town, &more). There's much more to do: admire the landmark architecture of Temppeliaukio Church, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, take a stroll through Katajanokka, and get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum (Luonnontieteellinen Museo).

To find maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Helsinki road trip 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. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Dubai to Helsinki. Plan for colder temperatures traveling from Dubai in August, with highs in Helsinki at 24°C and lows at 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) early enough to go by car to Turku.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Porvoo
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Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Katajanokka ©
Katajanokka

2
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Tue): browse the different shops at Turun Kauppahalli, step into the grandiose world of Turku Castle, then tour in harmony with nature at Bike Rental - by Carfield, and finally don't miss a visit to Naantali Old Town. Here are some ideas for day two: kick back and relax at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, examine the collection at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral, and finally get engrossed in the history at Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova.

For photos, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, use the Turku day trip site.

Traveling by car from Helsinki to Turku takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. September in Turku sees daily highs of 18°C and lows of 7°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) so you can go by car to Pori.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Naantali Old Town
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Naantali Old Town ©
Naantali Old Town
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral

2
nights
Pori

Pori ©
Pori is a city and municipality on the west coast of Finland. Kick off your visit on the 5th (Thu): tour the pleasant surroundings at Herrainpaivat Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at Yyteri Beach, and then shop like a local with Pori Art Museum.

To find where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Pori online visit planner.

Getting from Turku to Pori by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In September in Pori, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 8°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Pori

Beaches Outdoors Parks
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Yyteri Beach ©
Yyteri Beach
Herrainpaivat Beach ©
Herrainpaivat Beach
Pori Art Museum ©
Pori Art Museum

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