15 days in Tampere & Helsinki Itinerary

15 days in Tampere & Helsinki Itinerary

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Fly to Helsinki Vantaa Airport, Drive to Tampere
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Tampere
— 5 nights
Drive
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Helsinki
— 7 nights
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Tampere

— 5 nights

Manchester of the North

Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Relax by the water at Rauhaniemi Beach and Yyteri Beach. Get some historical perspective at Tampereen Tuomiokirkko and Hame Castle. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Tampere: Kurjenrahka National Park (in Poytya), Padasjoki (Padasjoen Tuomastornit & Paijanne-Ilves Trail) and Laukko Manor (in Vesilahti). Next up on the itinerary: explore the world behind art at Haihara Art Centre, take in panoramic vistas at Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower, see the interesting displays at Lenin Museum, and find something for the whole family at Sarkanniemi Theme Park.

To see where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, use the Tampere road trip planning app.

Saskatoon, Canada to Tampere is an approximately 23.5-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET) is 8 hours. Traveling from Saskatoon in November, expect Tampere to be somewhat warmer, temps between 3°C and -1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) so you can drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks · Museums · Outdoors · Theme Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Nov 23 — 28:

Helsinki

— 7 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.
Get some historical perspective at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Kamppi Chapel of Silence. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Aurinkolahti Beach and Hietaranta Beach. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Helsinki: Sibelius Hall (in Lahti), Nuuksio National Park (in Espoo) and Valkmusa National Park (in Siltakyla). There's much more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, admire the striking features of Temppeliaukio Church, stroll through Santalahti Nature Trail, and browse the different shops at Kamppi Shopping Centre.

To see more things to do, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Helsinki tour itinerary planner.

You can drive from Tampere to Helsinki in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In November, daytime highs in Helsinki are 5°C, while nighttime lows are 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Nov 28 — Dec 5: