15 days in Tampere & Helsinki Itinerary

15 days in Tampere & Helsinki Itinerary

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15 days in Tampere & Helsinki Itinerary

Start: Saskatoon
Fly:  24​h
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
— 7 nights
Fly:  20​h 30​min
End: Saskatoon


Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Sarkanniemi Theme Park and Laukko Manor. Visiting Yyteri Beach and Paijanne-Ilves Trail will get you outdoors. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Tampere: Stone Castle of Pirunvuori (in Sastamala), Padasjoen Tuomastornit (in Padasjoki) and Kurjenrahka National Park (in Poytya). Next up on the itinerary: tour the pleasant surroundings at Rauhaniemi Beach, see the interesting displays at Automobile & Road Museum Mobilia, take in the exciting artwork at Haihara Art Centre, and enjoy breathtaking views from Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower.

For photos, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Tampere online vacation maker .

Saskatoon, Canada to Tampere is an approximately 25-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to Eastern European Time (EET) is 8 hours. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Saskatoon in November: high temperatures in Tampere hover around 3°C and lows are around -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Wed) early enough to take a train to Helsinki.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Kangasala, Padasjoki, Kurjenrahka National Park, Pyhan Birgitan kirkko, Laukko Manor
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Sarkanniemi Theme Park ©
Sarkanniemi Theme Park
Yyteri Beach ©
Yyteri Beach
Vapriikin Museokeskus ©
Vapriikin Museokeskus


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.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Fortress of Suomenlinna and Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma. We've included these beaches for you: Aurinkolahti Beach and Santalahti Nature Trail. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Helsinki: Nuuksio National Park (in Espoo), Valkmusa National Park (in Siltakyla) and Sibelius Hall (in Lahti). There's much more to do: stroll through Hietaranta Beach, wander the streets of Ullanlinna, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Rock Church, and head off the coast to Pihlajasaari Recreational Park.

For photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Helsinki trip planner .

You can take a train from Tampere to Helsinki in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 5°C in November, and nighttime lows around 0°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Kotka, Vantaa, Stromforsin ruukki, Sibelius Hall, Nuuksio National Park
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Nuuksio National Park ©
Nuuksio National Park
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral