20 days in Tampere & Helsinki Region Itinerary

20 days in Tampere & Helsinki Region Itinerary

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Fly to Helsinki, Train to Tampere
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Tampere
— 9 nights
Drive
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Loviisa
— 3 nights
Drive
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Helsinki
— 7 nights
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Tampere

— 9 nights

Manchester of the North

Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Get out of town with these interesting Tampere side-trips: Hameenlinna (Ahvenisto & Birthplace of Jean Sibelius), Seitsemisen Kansallispuisto (in Ylojarvi) and Visavuori (in Valkeakoski). Next up on the itinerary: admire nature's wide array of creatures at Sarkanniemi Theme Park, stop by Vitikkala Manor, examine the collection at Vapriikin Museokeskus, and have some family-friendly fun at Irti Maasta Tampere.

To find other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Tampere tour builder site.

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Tampere is an approximately 7.5-hour combination of flight and train. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET) is 1 hour. Traveling from Amsterdam in May, Tampere is a bit cooler at night with lows of 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) so you can travel to Loviisa.

Things to do in Tampere

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Fun & Games

Side Trips

Find places to stay May 17 — 26:

Loviisa

— 3 nights
Loviisa is a municipality and town of inhabitants on the southern coast of Finland. Venture out of the city with trips to Lahti (Laune Central Park & Motorcycle Museum of Finland), Church of Hollola (in Hollola) and Hiidenkirnut (in Askola). There's still lots to do: don't miss a visit to Söderskärin majakka, contemplate the waterfront views at Vaaksy Canal, steep yourself in history at The Runeberg Home, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Porvoo.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Loviisa tour itinerary tool.

Traveling by car from Tampere to Loviisa takes 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around 18°C in May, and nighttime lows around 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) early enough to drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Loviisa

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Fun & Games

Side Trips

Find places to stay May 26 — 29:

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 out of town with these interesting Helsinki side-trips: Sipoonkorven Kansallispuisto (in Vantaa) and Espoo (Nuuksio National Park & Arctic Expedition). Next up on the itinerary: admire the landmark architecture of Temppeliaukio Church, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), take an in-depth tour of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, and pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Helsinki trip builder site.

Traveling by car from Loviisa to Helsinki takes 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 18°C in May, and nighttime lows around 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay May 29 — Jun 5: