13 days in Helsinki & Tampere Itinerary

13 days in Helsinki & Tampere Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Helsinki
— 9 nights
2
Tampere
— 3 nights

9
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 the numerous day-trip ideas around Helsinki: Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area (in Kouvola), Espoo (Nuuksio National Park & Arctic Expedition) and Hiidenkirnut (in Askola). Spend the 12th (Sat) exploring nature at Teijo National Park. Next up on the itinerary: step into the grandiose world of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, get engrossed in the history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, and make a trip to Senate Square.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Helsinki route planning website.

If you are flying in from United Kingdom, the closest major aiports are Helsinki Vantaa Airport, Turku Airport and Tampere-Pirkkala Airport. In September in Helsinki, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Tampere.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Vantaa, Kotka, Espoo, Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area, King's Road
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Nuuksio National Park ©
Nuuksio National Park
Labyrinth Games Room Escape ©
Labyrinth Games Room Escape

3
nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sun): take in panoramic vistas at Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower, thenfind something for the whole family at Sarkanniemi Theme Park, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Finlayson Church. On the next day, look for all kinds of wild species at Hatanpaa Arboretum, thentest your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Tampereen Tuomiokirkko, and finally see the interesting displays at Vapriikin Museokeskus.

To find photos, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Tampere travel route planning app.

Drive from Helsinki to Tampere in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. September in Tampere sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Museums Theme Parks
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Sarkanniemi Theme Park ©
Sarkanniemi Theme Park
Room Escape Games
Hatanpaa Arboretum ©
Hatanpaa Arboretum

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