11 days in Espoo, Helsinki & Tampere Itinerary

11 days in Espoo, Helsinki & Tampere Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Espoo
— 3 nights
2
Helsinki
— 4 nights
3
Tampere
— 3 nights

3
nights
Espoo

Espoo ©
Espoo is the second largest city and municipality in Finland. Popular historic sites such as Church of St. Lawrence and Raseborg Castle are in your itinerary. You'll explore and learn at EMMA - Espoo Museum of Modern Art and The Finnish Railway Museum. There's lots more to do: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Nuuksio National Park, have fun and explore at Exhibition Centre WeeGee, explore the activities along Kaitalampi, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Espoo Cathedral.

To see more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Espoo trip builder site.

Berlin, Germany to Espoo is an approximately 6.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Berlin to Espoo. Expect a daytime high around °C in September, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) so you can drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Espoo

Nature Parks Museums

Side Trips

Kirkkonummi, Raseborg Castle, Church of St. Lawrence, Heureka, The Finnish Railway Museum
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Nuuksio National Park ©
Nuuksio National Park
The Finnish Railway Museum ©
The Finnish Railway Museum
Church of St. Lawrence
Church of St. Lawrence

4
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.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum. Visiting Sipoonkorven Kansallispuisto and Santalahti Nature Trail will get you outdoors. Go for a jaunt from Helsinki to Askola to see Hiidenkirnut about 58 minutes away. The adventure continues: admire the striking features of Temppeliaukio Church, take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), find your balance on the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, and pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral.

To find more things to do, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read our Helsinki online road trip planner.

Helsinki is just a short distance from Espoo. October in Helsinki sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Tampere.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Hiidenkirnut, Sipoonkorven Kansallispuisto, Santalahti Nature Trail
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church

3
nights
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 8th (Tue): enjoy some diversion at Duck Park (Sorsapuisto), thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Tampereen Tuomiokirkko, and then try out the rides at Sarkanniemi Theme Park. Keep things going the next day: contemplate the long history of Amuri Museum of Workers' Housing, thensee the interesting displays at Vapriikin Museokeskus, thenlook for all kinds of wild species at Hatanpaa Arboretum, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower.

For photos, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Tampere visit planner.

Getting from Helsinki to Tampere by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Tampere are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Museums Theme Parks

Side Trip

Hame Castle
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Sarkanniemi Theme Park ©
Sarkanniemi Theme Park
Vapriikin Museokeskus ©
Vapriikin Museokeskus
Hatanpaa Arboretum ©
Hatanpaa Arboretum

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