14 days in Turku & Tampere Itinerary

14 days in Turku & Tampere Itinerary

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Turku
— 6 nights
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Tampere
— 7 nights
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Turku

— 6 nights
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Change things up with these side-trips from Turku: Finnish Toy Museum Hevosenkenka (in Espoo) and Helsinki (The Esplanadi Park, Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, &more). There's more to do: step into the grandiose world of Turku Castle and hike along Bike Rental - by Carfield.

For other places to visit, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Turku trip planner.

London, UK to Turku is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET), which is usually a 2 hour difference. Traveling from London in April, things will get slightly colder in Turku: highs are around 9°C and lows about -1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) so you can go by car to Tampere.

Things to do in Turku

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Childrens Museums

Side Trips

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Tampere

— 7 nights

Manchester of the North

Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Tampere: Hameenlinna (Hameenlinnan Kaupungin Raatihuone & Ahvenisto). Next up on the itinerary: boost your wellbeing at Tullin Sauna, examine the collection at Sara Hilden Art Museum, enjoy breathtaking views from Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tampereen Tuomiokirkko.

To see other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Tampere online itinerary maker.

Drive from Turku to Tampere in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In April, daily temperatures in Tampere can reach 8°C, while at night they dip to -1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Tampere

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping · Parks

Side Trip

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