16 days in Pirkanmaa Itinerary

16 days in Pirkanmaa Itinerary

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Fly to Helsinki Vantaa Airport, Drive to Tampere
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Tampere
— 12 nights
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Virrat
— 3 nights
Drive to Tampere-Pirkkala Airport, Fly to Katowice

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Tampere

— 12 nights

Manchester of the North

Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Get in touch with nature at Hatanpaa Arboretum and Rauhaniemi Beach. Venture out of the city with trips to Valkeakoski (Visavuori & Rapola Ridge), Palkaneen Kirkko (in Palkane) and Kallenaution Kievari (in Juupajoki). The adventure continues: take in panoramic vistas at Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower, tour the pleasant surroundings at Riihiniemen Uimaranta, head outdoors with FUN53 Charter, and head off the coast to Viikinsaari Island.

For traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read our Tampere sightseeing planner.

Katowice, Poland to Tampere is an approximately 11-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Traveling from Katowice to Tampere, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Katowice, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Tampere, ranging from highs of 24°C to lows of 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Virrat.

Things to do in Tampere

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

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Virrat

— 3 nights
Virrat is a town and municipality of Finland.It is part of the Pirkanmaa region. On the 14th (Wed), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Seitsemisen Kansallispuisto. On the 15th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Killinkoski Church, then see the interesting displays at Killinkoski Wanha Tehdas, then head outdoors with Marttinen, and finally get outside with Helvetinjarven Kansallispuisto.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Virrat online itinerary planner.

You can drive from Tampere to Virrat in 2 hours. In July, daytime highs in Virrat are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Virrat

Nature · Wildlife · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

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Pirkanmaa travel guide

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Specialty Museums · Observation Decks · Theme Parks