13 days in Helsinki, Kuopio & Tampere Itinerary

13 days in Helsinki, Kuopio & Tampere Itinerary

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Route & dates

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Helsinki
— 4 nights
2
Kuopio
— 4 nights
3
Tampere
— 4 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.
Bring the kids along to Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Nuuksio National Park. And it doesn't end there: take in the spiritual surroundings of Temppeliaukio Church, admire the striking features of The National Library of Finland, take an in-depth tour of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral.

For other places to visit, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Helsinki holiday builder tool.

Paris, France to Helsinki is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Paris in June, expect Helsinki to be a bit cooler, temps between °C and °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) to allow time to travel to Kuopio.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trip

Nuuksio National Park
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Nuuksio National Park ©
Nuuksio National Park
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church

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Kuopio

Kuopio ©
Kuopio is a city and a municipality located in the region of Northern Savonia, Finland. Take a break from the city and head to Paha-Koli Hill and Kasken Kierros Nature Trail. Get out of town with these interesting Kuopio side-trips: Koli National Park (Kolinuuron kierros Nature Trail, Akka-Koli Hill, &more).

To see more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, use the Kuopio road trip app.

You can fly from Helsinki to Kuopio in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In July, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. You will leave for Tampere on the 7th (Sun).

Things to do in Kuopio

Parks Trails Outdoors

Side Trip

Koli National Park
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Paha-Koli Hill ©
Paha-Koli Hill
Akka-Koli Hill ©
Akka-Koli Hill
Ukko-Koli Hill ©
Ukko-Koli Hill

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Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Attractions like Hatanpaa Arboretum and Sarkanniemi Theme Park make great kid-friendly stops. Take a break from the city and head to Seitsemisen Kansallispuisto and Rauhaniemi Beach. It doesn't end there: enjoy breathtaking views from Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower.

To see ratings, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Tampere trip planner.

Traveling by car from Kuopio to Tampere takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In July in Tampere, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Wildlife Theme Parks

Side Trip

Seitsemisen Kansallispuisto
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Seitsemisen Kansallispuisto ©
Seitsemisen Kansallispuisto
Sarkanniemi Theme Park ©
Sarkanniemi Theme Park
Hatanpaa Arboretum ©
Hatanpaa Arboretum

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