11 days in Helsinki, Tampere & Turku Itinerary

11 days in Helsinki, Tampere & Turku Itinerary

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Helsinki
— 4 nights
2
Tampere
— 2 nights
3
Turku
— 2 nights

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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Kamppi Chapel of Silence. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Old Market Hall and Kamppi Shopping Centre. Take a break from Helsinki with a short trip to Sibelius Hall in Lahti, about 1h 15 min away. And it doesn't end there: admire the landmark architecture of Temppeliaukio Church, stop by Boss Shop, kick back and relax at Aurinkolahti Beach, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali).

For more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Helsinki trip planner.

Dhaka City, Bangladesh to Helsinki is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference moving from India Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time is minus 3.5 hours. In September, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 8°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Tampere.

Things to do in Helsinki

Shopping · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Flamingo Entertainment Center, Sibelius Hall
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church

2
nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
On the 16th (Sun), admire nature's wide array of creatures at Sarkanniemi Theme Park. Here are some ideas for day two: tour the pleasant surroundings at Rauhaniemi Beach, take in the spiritual surroundings of Tampereen Tuomiokirkko, then examine the collection at Vapriikin Museokeskus, and finally steep yourself in history at Amuri Museum of Workers' Housing.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read Tampere visit site.

Drive from Helsinki to Tampere in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in September, and nighttime lows around 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) early enough to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks · Museums · Childrens Museums
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Sarkanniemi Theme Park ©
Sarkanniemi Theme Park
Vapriikin Museokeskus ©
Vapriikin Museokeskus
Amuri Museum of Workers' Housing ©
Amuri Museum of Workers' Housing

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nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Popular historic sites such as Turku Castle and Old Rauma are in your itinerary. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna and Vepsa Island. Next up on the itinerary: buy something for everyone on your list at Turun Kauppahalli, take a stroll through Naantali Old Town, contemplate the long history of Kuusisto Manor, and examine the collection at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo.

To see reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Turku trip site.

Drive from Tampere to Turku in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Turku can reach 18°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Turku

Museums · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Kuusisto Manor, Old Rauma, Naantali Old Town
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Old Rauma ©
Old Rauma

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