4 days in Helsinki & Tampere Itinerary

4 days in Helsinki & Tampere Itinerary

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4 days in Helsinki & Tampere Itinerary

Zurich
Fly:  5​h 45​min
Helsinki
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 30​min
Tampere
— 1 night
train + Fly:  6​h 45​min
Zurich

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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 11th (Wed), take a stroll through Ullanlinna. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Rock Church, then explore the galleries of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, then kick back and relax at Aurinkolahti Beach, and finally learn about all things military at Fortress of Suomenlinna.

To see reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Helsinki trip itinerary planner.

Zurich, Switzerland to Helsinki is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train, bus, and flight; or drive. The time zone changes from Central European Time (CET) to Eastern European Time (EET), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Zurich in July, expect nights in Helsinki to be about the same, around 15°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 25°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) so you can catch the train to Tampere.

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Rock Church ©
Rock Church
Fortress of Suomenlinna ©
Fortress of Suomenlinna
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Helsinki Cathedral

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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 14th (Sat), enjoy the sand and surf at Rauhaniemi Beach and then enjoy the sand and surf at Suolijarvi Beach.

To find where to stay and more tourist information, go to the Tampere road trip planning site .

Take a train from Helsinki to Tampere in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in July, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

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Suolijarvi Beach ©
Suolijarvi Beach
Rauhaniemi Beach ©
Rauhaniemi Beach

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