14 days in Tampere, Turku & Helsinki Itinerary

14 days in Tampere, Turku & Helsinki Itinerary

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Tampere
— 4 nights
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Turku
— 5 nights
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Helsinki
— 4 nights

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Tampere

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 · Nature · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

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Yyteri Beach ©
Yyteri Beach
Hatanpaa Arboretum ©
Hatanpaa Arboretum
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko ©
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko

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Turku

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 Bike Rental - by Carfield. You'll get in some beach time at Vepsa Island and Ispoinen Beach and Sauna. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Turku: Rauma (The Church of the Holy Cross, Old Rauma, &more). There's still lots to do: step into the grandiose world of Turku Castle, steep yourself in history at Turku Cathedral, take an in-depth tour of Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, and examine the collection at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, use the Turku trip itinerary maker app.

Traveling by car from Tampere to Turku takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August in Turku, expect temperatures between 23°C during the day and 12°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Turku

Parks · Museums · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trips

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Old Rauma ©
Old Rauma
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral

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Helsinki

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 Mannerheim Museum. Get out of town with these interesting Helsinki side-trips: Heureka (in Vantaa) and Porvoo (Cathedral of Porvoo & Porvoo Old Town). There's lots more to do: admire the landmark architecture of Temppeliaukio Church, take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), step into the grandiose world of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, and get to know the fascinating history of The Esplanadi Park.

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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Nuuksio National Park ©
Nuuksio National Park
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Mannerheim Museum ©
Mannerheim Museum