14 days in Tavastia Proper, Tampere & Helsinki Itinerary

14 days in Tavastia Proper, Tampere & Helsinki Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Tavastia Proper
— 2 nights
2
Tampere
— 2 nights
3
Helsinki
— 9 nights

2
nights
Tavastia Proper

Tavastia Proper ©
Tavastia Proper is a region of Finland. Keep things going the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Holy Cross Church, examine the collection at Jokioinen Museum Railway, and then get engrossed in the history at Forssa Museum.

To see where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Tavastia Proper holiday planner.

Helsinki to Tavastia Proper is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In March in Tavastia Proper, expect temperatures between 1°C during the day and -8°C at night. On the 1st (Sun), you'll travel to Tampere.

Things to do in Tavastia Proper

Museums · Historic Sites
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Jokioinen Museum Railway ©
Jokioinen Museum Railway
Holy Cross Church ©
Holy Cross Church
Forssa Museum ©
Forssa Museum

2
nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
On the 1st (Sun), examine the collection at The Car Museum of Vehoniemi (Vehoniemen automuseo), admire the masterpieces at Serlachius Museum Gustaf, and then admire the masterpieces at Gösta Serlachius Museum, Museum of Art. Here are some ideas for day two: tour the pleasant surroundings at Rauhaniemi Beach, look for gifts at Ideapark, and then take an in-depth tour of Visavuori.

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You can drive from Tavastia Proper to Tampere in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. April in Tampere sees daily highs of 8°C and lows of -1°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Tue) to allow time for the car ride to Helsinki.

Things to do in Tampere

Museums · Outdoors · Parks

Side Trips

Mantta-Vilppula, Visavuori, The Car Museum of Vehoniemi (Vehoniemen automuseo), Ideapark
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Serlachius Museum Gustaf ©
Serlachius Museum Gustaf
Gösta Serlachius Museum, Museum of Art ©
Gösta Serlachius Museum, Museum of Art

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.
For shopping fun, head to Hakaniemi Market or Pien Shop & Bar. Explore hidden gems such as Tulliniemi Nature Path and Market Square Kauppatori. Change things up with these side-trips from Helsinki: Kotka (Varissaari - Fort Elisabeth, Haapasaari Island, &more) and Fagervik Museum (in Inkoo). Next up on the itinerary: explore the historical opulence of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, get engrossed in the history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, cool off at The Swimming Stadium, and stop by Taiga Colors.

For maps, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Helsinki trip builder website.

Traveling by car from Tampere to Helsinki takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 9°C in April, and nighttime lows around 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks · Outdoors · Shopping

Side Trips

Kotka, Tulliniemi Nature Path, Fagervik Museum
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral