10 days in Helsinki, Tampere & Seinajoki Itinerary

10 days in Helsinki, Tampere & Seinajoki Itinerary

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10 days in Helsinki, Tampere & Seinajoki Itinerary

Start: Macon
Fly:  19​h 15​min
1
Helsinki
— 1 night
train:  1​h 30​min
2
Tampere
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 15​min
3
Seinajoki
— 2 nights
train:  2​h 45​min
4
Helsinki
— 2 nights
Fly:  19​h 15​min
End: Macon

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Sat): take in the spiritual surroundings of Rock Church, step into the grandiose world of Fortress of Suomenlinna, then find your balance on the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, and finally browse the eclectic array of goods at Hakaniemi Market. Here are some ideas for day two: kick back and relax at Aurinkolahti Beach and then get engrossed in the history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum.

For where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Helsinki road trip app .

Macon, USA to Helsinki is an approximately 19.5-hour flight. Traveling from Macon to Helsinki, you'll lose 7 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect colder weather when traveling from Macon in July: highs in Helsinki hover around 71°F, while lows dip to 55°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) to allow enough time to take a train to Tampere.

Things to do in Helsinki

#Outdoors, #Historic Sites, #Parks
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Fortress of Suomenlinna ©
Fortress of Suomenlinna
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Rock Church ©
Rock Church

2
nights
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 16th (Mon): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Finlayson Church, examine the collection at The Car Museum of Vehoniemi (Vehoniemen automuseo), and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Rauhaniemi Beach.

To find where to stay, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read Tampere trip planner.

Traveling by train from Helsinki to Tampere takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 70°F in July, and nighttime lows around 52°F. On the 17th (Tue), you're off toSeinajoki.

Things to do in Tampere

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches

Side Trip

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

2
nights
Seinajoki

Seinajoki ©
Seinäjoki is a city located in Southern Ostrobothnia, Finland. On the 18th (Wed), head outdoors with Wallsports Areena Seinajoki, then examine the collection at JM-Rally Parc Ferme, and then browse the different shops at Villageshop Veljekset Keskinen. Keep things going the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Lakeuden Risti Church, then see the interesting displays at Tornava Museum Area, and then head outdoors with The Devil's Nest.

To see maps, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Seinajoki trip maker website .

You can take a train from Tampere to Seinajoki in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Seinajoki are 69°F, while nighttime lows are 50°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) so you can take a train to Helsinki.

Things to do in Seinajoki

#Shopping, #Outdoors, #Museums

Side Trips

Villageshop Veljekset Keskinen, JM-Rally Parc Ferme, The Devil's Nest
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Villageshop Veljekset Keskinen ©
Villageshop Veljekset Keskinen
Lakeuden Risti Church ©
Lakeuden Risti Church

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nights
Helsinki

Helsinki ©
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Fri): appreciate the extensive heritage of The Esplanadi Park, contemplate the long history of Mannerheim Museum, and then kick back and relax at Hietaranta Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Sat): wander the streets of Katajanokka, look for gifts at Academic Bookstore (Akateeminen Kirjakauppa), and then get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum (Luonnontieteellinen Museo).

To find other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Helsinki trip itinerary maker app .

You can take a train from Seinajoki to Helsinki in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and flight. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

#Parks, #Historic Sites, #Outdoors
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The Esplanadi Park ©
The Esplanadi Park
Mannerheim Museum ©
Mannerheim Museum

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