3 days in Helsinki & Lakeland Itinerary

3 days in Helsinki & Lakeland Itinerary

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3 days in Helsinki & Lakeland Itinerary

Start: Barcelona
Fly:  7​h
1
Helsinki
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 30​min
2
Tampere
— Few hours
train + Fly:  8​h
End: Barcelona

2
nights
Helsinki

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.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Wed): take in the spiritual surroundings of Kamppi Chapel of Silence.

To find other places to visit and other tourist information, you can read our Helsinki online day trip planner .

Barcelona, Spain to Helsinki is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and ferry. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Barcelona to Helsinki due to the time zone difference. In August, Helsinki is slightly colder than Barcelona - with highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can take a train to Tampere.

Things to do in Helsinki

#Historic Sites, #Museums
Find places to stay Aug 8 — 10:
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Fortress of Suomenlinna ©
Fortress of Suomenlinna
Rock Church ©
Rock Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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hours
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Fri): laugh and play at Sarkanniemi Theme Park.

For other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read Tampere tour itinerary planner.

You can take a train from Helsinki to Tampere in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August in Tampere, expect temperatures between 23°C during the day and 11°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Tampere

#Theme Parks, #Parks, #Childrens Museums
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Sarkanniemi Theme Park ©
Sarkanniemi Theme Park

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