10 days in Tampere & Helsinki Itinerary

10 days in Tampere & Helsinki Itinerary

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1
Tampere
— 4 nights
2
Helsinki
— 5 nights

4
nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Explore hidden gems such as Yyteri Beach and Vapriikin Museokeskus. Tampereen Tuomiokirkko and Koylio Church are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Change things up with these side-trips from Tampere: Central Pori Church (Keski-Porin kirkko) (in Pori), Laurinmaki Crofter's Museum (in Janakkala) and Hame Castle (in Hameenlinna). And it doesn't end there: look for all kinds of wild species at Hatanpaa Arboretum, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, take in panoramic vistas at Nasinneula Tower, and explore the wealth of natural beauty at Seitsemisen Kansallispuisto.

To find photos, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Tampere online day trip planner.

London, UK to Tampere is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. Traveling from London to Tampere, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. In July, daily temperatures in Tampere can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Helsinki.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Pori, Seitsemisen Kansallispuisto, Laurinmaki Crofter's Museum, Hame Castle, Koylio Church
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Yyteri Beach ©
Yyteri Beach
Hatanpaa Arboretum ©
Hatanpaa Arboretum
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko ©
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko

5
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.
Explore hidden gems such as Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and The Aalto House. Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Temppeliaukio Church will appeal to history buffs. Change things up with these side-trips from Helsinki: Nuuksio National Park (in Espoo), Maritime Centre Vellamo (in Kotka) and Porvoo (Cathedral of Porvoo & Castle Hill). There's lots more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, admire the masterpieces at Sinebrychoff Art Museum, appreciate the extensive heritage of The Esplanadi Park, and learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum (Luonnontieteellinen Museo).

To see photos, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Helsinki trip maker tool.

Traveling by car from Tampere to Helsinki takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Porvoo, Nuuksio National Park, Maritime Centre Vellamo, Finnish Aviation Museum
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Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum

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