14 days in Turku, Tampere & Helsinki Itinerary

14 days in Turku, Tampere & Helsinki Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Finland sightseeing planner

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Turku
— 3 nights
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Tampere
— 4 nights
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Helsinki
— 6 nights
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Turku

— 3 nights
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Turku City Library and Old Rauma. Next up on the itinerary: get engrossed in the history at Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, wander the streets of Naantali Old Town, trek along Bike Rental - by Carfield, and examine the collection at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo.

To find where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, read our Turku day trip website.

London, UK to Turku is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference when traveling from London to Turku is 2 hours. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from London in April: high temperatures in Turku hover around 9°C and lows are around -1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Tampere.

Things to do in Turku

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Trails

Side Trips

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Tampere

— 4 nights

Manchester of the North

Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower and Tampereen Tuomiokirkko. There's lots more to do: examine the collection at Vapriikin Museokeskus, soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, go for a walk through Finlayson Area, and enjoy the sand and surf at Rauhaniemi Beach.

For more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Tampere trip itinerary app.

Traveling by car from Turku to Tampere takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In April in Tampere, expect temperatures between 8°C during the day and -1°C at night. On the 10th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Tampere

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Nature
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Helsinki

— 6 nights

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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Mannerheim Museum and Sapokka Water Garden. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Helsinki: Heureka (in Vantaa) and Porvoo Old Town (in Porvoo). There's much more to do: learn about all things military at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, steep yourself in history at The Aalto House, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, and admire the masterpieces at Kansallisgalleria.

For photos, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read Helsinki trip planner.

You can drive from Tampere to Helsinki in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In April in Helsinki, expect temperatures between 9°C during the day and 0°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) so you can catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Apr 10 — 16: