10 days in Finland Itinerary

10 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Helsinki
— 3 nights
2
Tampere
— 5 nights

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.
Let the collections at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum capture your imagination. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Katajanokka and Temppeliaukio Church. Change things up with these side-trips from Helsinki: Bellevue Beach (in Hanko), Linden Esplanade (in Kotka) and Inkoon kirkko (in Inkoo). And it doesn't end there: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), admire the masterpieces at Kansallisgalleria, and indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

To find reviews, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Helsinki road trip planning website.

Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo to Helsinki is an approximately 20.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Kinshasa to Helsinki. Traveling from Kinshasa in September, things will get much colder in Helsinki: highs are around 19°C and lows about 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) early enough to drive to Tampere.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites · Museums · Spas

Side Trips

Bellevue Beach, Linden Esplanade, Inkoon kirkko
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

5
nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Relax by the water at Riihiniemen Uimaranta and Yyteri Beach. Vitikkala Manor and Villa Mairea will appeal to museum buffs. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Tampere: Visavuori (in Valkeakoski), Pihamaa Estate & Winery (in Asikkala) and Birthplace of Jean Sibelius (in Hameenlinna). Next up on the itinerary: indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, see the interesting displays at Vapriikin Museokeskus, and kick back and relax at Rauhaniemi Beach.

For reviews, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Tampere vacation builder website.

Traveling by car from Helsinki to Tampere takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Tampere are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Tampere

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

Villa Mairea, Visavuori, Yyteri Beach, Pihamaa Estate & Winery, Vitikkala Manor
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Yyteri Beach ©
Yyteri Beach
Visavuori ©
Visavuori
Vapriikin Museokeskus ©
Vapriikin Museokeskus