10 days in Helsinki, Tampere & Seinajoki Itinerary

10 days in Helsinki, Tampere & Seinajoki Itinerary

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Helsinki
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Tampere
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Seinajoki
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Helsinki
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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.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Sat): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temppeliaukio Church, then explore the historical opulence of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, then glide peacefully along the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, and finally make a trip to Hakaniemi Market. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 15th (Sun): enjoy the sand and surf at Aurinkolahti Beach and then get engrossed in the history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum.

For more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Helsinki trip builder.

Macon, USA to Helsinki is an approximately 19-hour combination of car and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Macon to Helsinki is 7 hours. Traveling from Macon in July, you will find days in Helsinki are cooler (71°F), and nights are a bit cooler (55°F). Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Tampere.

Things to do in Helsinki

Outdoors · Historic Sites · Parks
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Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna

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Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Mon): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Finlayson Church, then see the interesting displays at The Car Museum of Vehoniemi (Vehoniemen automuseo), and then kick back and relax at Rauhaniemi Beach.

For where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Tampere itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Helsinki to Tampere takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 70°F in July, and nighttime lows around 52°F. You'll set off for Seinajoki on the 17th (Tue).

Things to do in Tampere

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trip

The Car Museum of Vehoniemi (Vehoniemen automuseo)
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Rauhaniemi Beach ©
Rauhaniemi Beach
Finlayson Church ©
Finlayson Church

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Seinajoki

Seinajoki ©
Seinäjoki is a city located in Southern Ostrobothnia, Finland. Start off your visit on the 18th (Wed): head outdoors with Wallsports Areena Seinajoki, examine the collection at JM-Rally Parc Ferme, and then browse the different shops at Villageshop Veljekset Keskinen. On your second day here, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Lakeuden Risti Church, see the interesting displays at Museum of South Ostrobothnia, and then don't miss a visit to Pirunpesa.

To find ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Seinajoki trip itinerary planning tool.

Take a train from Tampere to Seinajoki in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 69°F, and evening lows to 50°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) to allow enough time to take a train to Helsinki.

Things to do in Seinajoki

Shopping · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

JM-Rally Parc Ferme, Pirunpesa, Villageshop Veljekset Keskinen
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Villageshop Veljekset Keskinen ©
Villageshop Veljekset Keskinen
JM-Rally Parc Ferme ©
JM-Rally Parc Ferme
Museum of South Ostrobothnia ©
Museum of South Ostrobothnia

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Helsinki

Helsinki ©
Start off your visit on the 20th (Fri): stroll around The Esplanadi Park, then contemplate the long history of Mannerheim Museum, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Hietaranta Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Sat): wander the streets of Katajanokka, then stop by Academic Bookstore (Akateeminen Kirjakauppa), and then get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum (Luonnontieteellinen Museo).

To see traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Helsinki driving holiday planning site.

Traveling by train from Seinajoki to Helsinki takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train, taxi, and flight. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks · Historic Sites · Beaches
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Mannerheim Museum ©
Mannerheim Museum
Katajanokka ©
Katajanokka

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