11 days in Helsinki & Tampere Itinerary

11 days in Helsinki & Tampere Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Helsinki
— 2 nights
2
Tampere
— 7 nights
3
Helsinki
— 1 night

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Thu): admire the landmark architecture of Temppeliaukio Church, pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, thendeepen your knowledge of military history at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali).

To see where to stay, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read Helsinki trip planning website.

Des Moines, USA to Helsinki is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time, which is usually an 8 hour difference. Traveling from Des Moines in July, expect Helsinki to be little chillier, temps between °F and °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Tampere.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Museums
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Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

7
nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Viikinsaari Island as well as Tampere Baycruises. Venture out of the city with trips to Hameenlinna (Hame Castle, Aulanko, &more), Old Rauma (in Rauma) and Pori (Central Pori Church (Keski-Porin kirkko) & Yyteri Beach). And it doesn't end there: find something for the whole family at Sarkanniemi Theme Park, test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, take in panoramic vistas at Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Tampereen Tuomiokirkko.

For ratings, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Tampere road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Helsinki to Tampere takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July in Tampere, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) so you can go by car to Helsinki.

Things to do in Tampere

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Hameenlinna, Pori, Old Rauma, Visavuori, Pyhan Birgitan kirkko
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Sarkanniemi Theme Park ©
Sarkanniemi Theme Park
Yyteri Beach ©
Yyteri Beach
Hatanpaa Arboretum ©
Hatanpaa Arboretum

1
night
Helsinki

Helsinki ©
Start off your visit on the 18th (Sat): admire the landmark architecture of Temppeliaukio Church, thenget engrossed in the history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, and then explore the historical opulence of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna.

To see reviews, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Helsinki trip builder website.

Drive from Tampere to Helsinki in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Museums
Find places to stay Jul 17 — 18:
Highlights from your plan
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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