6 days in Helsinki & Tampere Itinerary

6 days in Helsinki & Tampere Itinerary

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6 days in Helsinki & Tampere Itinerary

Start: Athens
Fly:  7​h 15​min
1
Helsinki
— 3 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
2
Tampere
— 2 nights
train + Fly:  8​h 15​min
End: Athens

3
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.
Pack the 13th (Sat) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. Next up on the itinerary: expand your understanding of the military at Fortress of Suomenlinna, admire the masterpieces at Kansallisgalleria, make a trip to Senate Square, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Rock Church.

For where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Helsinki day trip planning site .

Athens, Greece to Helsinki is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Traveling from Athens in October, things will get much colder in Helsinki: highs are around 10°C and lows about 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) to allow enough time to take a train to Tampere.

Things to do in Helsinki

#Historic Sites, #Theme Parks, #Parks
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Fortress of Suomenlinna ©
Fortress of Suomenlinna
Rock Church ©
Rock Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

2
nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
On the 15th (Mon), tour the pleasant surroundings at Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower, then stop by Tammelantori, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Rauhaniemi Beach. Keep things going the next day: head off the coast to Viikinsaari Island and then don't miss a visit to Tulenkantajat Literature Center & Bookstore.

For photos, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read Tampere travel route site .

You can take a train from Helsinki to Tampere in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or fly. October in Tampere sees daily highs of 8°C and lows of 0°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Tampere

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches
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Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower ©
Rauhaniemi Beach ©
Rauhaniemi Beach
Viikinsaari Island ©
Viikinsaari Island

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