14 days in Tampere, Turku & Helsinki Itinerary

14 days in Tampere, Turku & Helsinki Itinerary

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Fly to Helsinki, Train to Tampere
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Tampere
— 4 nights
Drive
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Turku
— 5 nights
Drive
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Helsinki
— 4 nights
Fly

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Tampere

Manchester of the North

Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Tampereen Tuomiokirkko and Hatanpaa Arboretum. Bring the kids along to Yyteri Beach and Sarkanniemi Theme Park. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Tampere: Puurijarvi-Isosuo National Park (in Huittinen) and Hame Castle (in Hameenlinna). There's lots more to do: enjoy breathtaking views from Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower, see the interesting displays at Vapriikin Museokeskus, take an in-depth tour of Emil Aaltosen Museo, and don't miss a visit to Nasinneula Tower.

For ratings, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read Tampere route planner.

Manchester, UK to Tampere is an approximately 7.5-hour combination of flight and train. You can also do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Manchester to Tampere is 2 hours. In August, daytime highs in Tampere are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) so you can drive to Turku.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks · Museums · Theme Parks · Childrens Museums

Side Trips

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Turku

Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Step out of the city life by going to Kurjenrahka National Park and Ispoinen Beach and Sauna. Turku Castle and Turku Cathedral will appeal to history buffs. Venture out of the city with trips to Rauma (The Church of the Holy Cross, Old Rauma, &more). There's still lots to do: take a stroll through Naantali Old Town, tour the pleasant surroundings at Bike Rental - by Carfield, admire the striking features of Kuusisto Manor, and get engrossed in the history at Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova.

For where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Turku route site.

You can drive from Tampere to Turku in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 23°C in August, and nighttime lows around 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) early enough to drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Turku

Parks · Museums · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trips

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Helsinki

Daughter of the Baltic

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.
Escape the urban bustle at Nuuksio National Park and Aurinkolahti Beach. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and Porvoo Old Town. Get out of town with these interesting Helsinki side-trips: Heureka (in Vantaa) and Cathedral of Porvoo (in Porvoo). There's lots more to do: admire the landmark architecture of Temppeliaukio Church, appreciate the extensive heritage of The Esplanadi Park, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kamppi Chapel of Silence, and steep yourself in history at Mannerheim Museum.

To find reviews, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Helsinki trip itinerary maker app.

Traveling by car from Turku to Helsinki takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In August in Helsinki, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Museums

Side Trips

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