8 days in Helsinki & Tampere Itinerary

8 days in Helsinki & Tampere Itinerary

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8 days in Helsinki & Tampere Itinerary

Start: Brussels
Fly:  5​h 30​min
Helsinki
— 6 nights
train:  1​h 30​min
Tampere
— 1 night
train + Fly:  6​h 30​min
End: Brussels

6
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 18th (Wed) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. There's still lots to do: learn about all things military at Fortress of Suomenlinna, take an in-depth tour of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, stroll through The Esplanadi Park, and meet the residents at Korkeasaari Zoo.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Helsinki vacation builder .

Brussels, Belgium to Helsinki is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and ferry; or drive. Traveling from Brussels to Helsinki, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in July, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) to allow time to take a train to Tampere.

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

1
night
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 22nd (Sun): see the sky in a new way at Sarkanniemi Theme Park. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the views from Hameensilta, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Iglesia Ortodoxa San Alexander Nevski y San Nicolas, then kick back and relax at Suolijarvi Beach, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower.

To see traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Tampere trip itinerary builder site .

You can take a train from Helsinki to Tampere in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Tampere can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) so you can travel back home.

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Sarkanniemi Theme Park ©
Sarkanniemi Theme Park
Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower ©
Hameensilta ©
Hameensilta

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