10 days in Tampere & Helsinki Itinerary

10 days in Tampere & Helsinki Itinerary

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Fly to Helsinki, Train to Tampere
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Tampere
— 4 nights
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Helsinki
— 5 nights
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Tampere

— 4 nights

Manchester of the North

Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Explore hidden gems such as Tampereen Tuomiokirkko and Koylio Church. Vapriikin Museokeskus and Central Pori Church (Keski-Porin kirkko) are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Change things up with these side-trips from Tampere: Laurinmaki Crofter's Museum (in Janakkala), Hame Castle (in Hameenlinna) and Yyteri Beach (in Pori). 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, explore the striking landscape of Seitsemisen Kansallispuisto, and enjoy breathtaking views from Nasinneula Tower.

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 combination of flight and train. 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 24°C, while at night they dip to 13°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 · Museums

Side Trips

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Helsinki

— 5 nights

Daughter of the Baltic

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 Maritime Centre Vellamo. 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) and Porvoo (Cathedral of Porvoo & Castle Hill). There's lots more to do: admire the landmark architecture of Johannes Church, take an in-depth tour of The National Museum of Finland, get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum (Luonnontieteellinen Museo), and explore the world behind art at Sinebrychoff Art Museum.

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 25°C, and evening lows to 15°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 · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 26 — 31: