10 days in Helsinki, Turku & Tampere Itinerary

10 days in Helsinki, Turku & Tampere Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Helsinki
— 3 nights
2
Turku
— 2 nights
3
Tampere
— 4 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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Hakaniemi Market, Temppeliaukio Church and Old Market Hall. Head to Market Square Kauppatori and Galleria Lapinlahtifor plenty of shopping. Museum-lovers will get to explore Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Kansallisgalleria. Step out of Helsinki to go to Lahti and see Sibelius Hall, which is approximately 1h 30 min away. The adventure continues: pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), take in the exciting artwork at Galerie Forsblom, and stroll through The Esplanadi Park.

To see maps, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Helsinki online itinerary planner.

Milan, Italy to Helsinki is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of car and train. Traveling from Milan to Helsinki, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Milan in August, with highs in Helsinki at °C and lows at °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) so you can go by car to Turku.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Shopping Museums

Side Trip

Sibelius Hall
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Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

2
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Thu): buy something for everyone on your list at Turun Kauppahalli, browse the exhibits of Turku Castle, thensee the interesting displays at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo, and finally gain insight at Turku Cathedral.

Planning Turku trip won't be overwheling when you use's Insprock itinerary maker.

Drive from Helsinki to Turku in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In August, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) so you can go by car to Tampere.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo ©
Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo

4
nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Amuri Museum of Workers' Housing and Tampereen Tuomiokirkko. Shop till you drop at Laukko Manor and Pori Art Museum. Explore Tampere's surroundings by going to Hame Castle (in Hameenlinna) and Vitikkala Manor (in Jamsa). And it doesn't end there: view the masterpieces at Galleria Ronga, see the interesting displays at Vapriikin Museokeskus, admire the masterpieces at Tampere Art Museum, and stroll through Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower.

For other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Tampere travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Turku to Tampere takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Tampere are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Tampere

Museums Parks Theme Parks

Side Trips

Laukko Manor, Hame Castle, Pori Art Museum, Vitikkala Manor
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Sarkanniemi Theme Park ©
Sarkanniemi Theme Park
Vapriikin Museokeskus ©
Vapriikin Museokeskus
Laukko Manor ©
Laukko Manor

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