24 days in Helsinki, Tampere & Hameenlinna Itinerary

24 days in Helsinki, Tampere & Hameenlinna Itinerary

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Helsinki
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Tampere
— 18 nights
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Hameenlinna
— 1 night
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Helsinki
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Helsinki

— 2 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.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Tue): soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers and then hunt for treasures at Old Market Hall. On the next day, get advice or help at Oodi Central Library, buy something for everyone on your list at Stockmann Department Store, and then make a trip to The Three Smiths Statue.

For photos, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read our Helsinki trip itinerary tool.

If you are flying in from Germany, the closest major aiports are Helsinki Vantaa Airport, Turku Airport and Tampere-Pirkkala Airport. June in Helsinki sees daily highs of 21°C and lows of 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Tampere.

Things to do in Helsinki

Shopping · Spas
Find places to stay Jun 7 — 9:

Tampere

— 18 nights

Manchester of the North

Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Change things up with these side-trips from Tampere: Yyteri Beach (in Pori), Old Rauma (in Rauma) and Ahtari Zoo (in Ahtari). There's lots more to do: stroll through Hatanpaa Arboretum, examine the collection at Vapriikin Museokeskus, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tampereen Tuomiokirkko, and take in panoramic vistas at Haralanharju Tower.

To see where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Tampere road trip planning tool.

You can drive from Helsinki to Tampere in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in June, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) so you can drive to Hameenlinna.

Things to do in Tampere

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

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Hameenlinna

— 1 night
Hämeenlinna is a city and municipality of about inhabitants in the heart of the historical province of Häme in the south of Finland. Kick off your visit on the 27th (Mon): brush up on your military savvy at The Parola Armour Museum, stroll around Aulanko, and then take an in-depth tour of Laurinmaki Crofter's Museum.

To see more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Hameenlinna online tour planner.

You can drive from Tampere to Hameenlinna in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. June in Hameenlinna sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) so you can drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Hameenlinna

Museums · Parks

Side Trips

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Helsinki

— 2 nights

Daughter of the Baltic

Kick off your visit on the 28th (Tue): explore the world behind art at Kansallisgalleria, pause for some serene contemplation at Temppeliaukio Church, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral. On the next day, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), learn about all things military at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, and then make a trip to Senate Square.

For other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Helsinki day trip site.

You can drive from Hameenlinna to Helsinki in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites · Museums
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