8 days in Tampere, Nurmes & Helsinki Itinerary

8 days in Tampere, Nurmes & Helsinki Itinerary

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8 days in Tampere, Nurmes & Helsinki Itinerary

Start: Phoenix
Fly:  23​h
1
Tampere
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 15​min
2
Nurmes
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 45​min
3
Helsinki
— 3 nights
Fly:  17​h 45​min
End: Phoenix

2
nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
For more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Tampere road trip app .

Phoenix, USA to Tampere is an approximately 23-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 9 hours traveling from Phoenix to Tampere. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from Phoenix in July; daily highs in Tampere reach 70°F and lows reach 52°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Tue) so you can travel to Nurmes.

Things to do in Tampere

#Zoos & Aquariums, #Theme Parks, #Parks
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Sarkanniemi Theme Park ©
Sarkanniemi Theme Park

1
night
Nurmes

Nurmes ©
Nurmes is a town and municipality of Finland.It was located in the former province of Eastern Finland until 2010 and is now in the North Karelia region. For where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Nurmes trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Tampere to Nurmes by car takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: fly. In July, daily temperatures in Nurmes can reach 69°F, while at night they dip to 55°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) so you can travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Nurmes

#Historic Sites
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Nurmes Church ©
Nurmes Church

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 3rd (Fri) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. The adventure continues: learn about all things military at Fortress of Suomenlinna, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Rock Church, contemplate the long history of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali).

To find out how to plan a trip to Helsinki, use our trip itinerary maker.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Nurmes to Helsinki. Expect a daytime high around 69°F in August, and nighttime lows around 53°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

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

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