3 days in Finland Itinerary

3 days in Finland Itinerary

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3 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Helsinki
Helsinki
— 1 night
train:  1​h 30​min
Tampere
— 1 night
train:  1​h 30​min
End: Helsinki

1
night
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 2nd (Thu), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Rock Church, then enjoy the sand and surf at Aurinkolahti Beach, then deepen your knowledge of military history at Fortress of Suomenlinna, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali). On your second day here, take a stroll through Ullanlinna, don't miss a visit to Senate Square, then pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, and finally stroll through Hietaranta Beach.

For more things to do, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Helsinki trip planner .

Use the Route module to see travel options from your home to Helsinki. In August, daytime highs in Helsinki are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) early enough to take a train to Tampere.

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Fortress of Suomenlinna ©
Fortress of Suomenlinna
Aurinkolahti Beach ©
Aurinkolahti Beach
Hietaranta Beach ©
Hietaranta Beach

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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 4th (Sat): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tampere Cathedral, tour the pleasant surroundings at Rauhaniemi Beach, and then stroll through Suolijarvi Beach.

To see photos, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Tampere journey planner .

Take a train from Helsinki to Tampere in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 23°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to catch the train back home.

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Rauhaniemi Beach ©
Rauhaniemi Beach
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Tampere Cathedral

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