Route & dates
Subway + Fly: 15 h 15 min
Helsinki— 3 nights
Drive: 1 h 45 min
Tampere— 3 nights
Train: 1 h 45 min
Turku— 2 nights
Fly: 19 h 15 min
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Daughter of the Baltic
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.Do some cultural sightseeing at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Helsinki Cathedral. Shop till you drop at Market Square Kauppatori and Kamppi Shopping Centre. Change things up with a short trip to Nuuksio National Park in Espoo (about 48 minutes away). There's much more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Temppeliaukio Church, get to know the fascinating history of The Esplanadi Park, take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), and get engrossed in the history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum.
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Singapore, Singapore to Helsinki is an approximately 15.5- hour combination of subway and flight. You can also do a combination of subway, flight, and ferry; or do a combination of subway, flight, and train. The time zone changes from Singapore Standard Time (SGT) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET), which is usually a -6 hour difference. When traveling from Singapore in July, plan for a bit cooler days in Helsinki, with highs around 25°C, while nights are cooler with lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) early enough to drive to Tampere.
Things to do in Helsinki
Nuuksio National Park
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Manchester of the North
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.Museum-lovers will appreciate Vitikkala Manor and Galleria Ronga. Step out of the city life by going to Hatanpaa Arboretum and Riihiniemen Uimaranta. Go for a jaunt from Tampere to Ylojarvi to see Seitsemisen Kansallispuisto about 1 hour away. There's still lots to do: kick back and relax at Rauhaniemi Beach, get engrossed in the history at Emil Aaltosen Museo, and view the masterpieces at Haihara Art Centre.
For photos, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Tampere driving holiday planner.
Traveling by car from Helsinki to Tampere takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) to allow time to take a train to Turku.
Things to do in Tampere
Vitikkala Manor, Seitsemisen Kansallispuisto
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Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.On the 25th (Thu), enjoy the sand and surf at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, take a stroll through Naantali Old Town, then step into the grandiose world of Turku Castle, and finally explore the landscape on two wheels at Bike Rental - by Carfield. On the 26th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate the long history of Turku Cathedral, shop like a local with Photographic Centre Peri, then enjoy the sand and surf at Vepsa Island, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Galleria Joella.
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You can take a train from Tampere to Turku in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In July in Turku, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.
Things to do in Turku
Naantali Old Town
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