3 days in Helsinki, Tampere & Turku Itinerary

3 days in Helsinki, Tampere & Turku Itinerary

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3 days in Helsinki, Tampere & Turku Itinerary

Start: Helsinki
1
Helsinki
— 1 day
Drive:  2​h
2
Tampere
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Turku
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
End: Helsinki

1
day
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.
On the 25th (Thu), pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), then brush up on your military savvy at Fortress of Suomenlinna, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Rock Church.

To find ratings, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read Helsinki journey planner.

If you are flying in from Latvia, the closest major airport is Helsinki Vantaa Airport. In October in Helsinki, expect temperatures between 10°C during the day and 1°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) early enough to take a train to Tampere.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Museums
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Rock Church ©
Rock Church
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

1
night
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Fri): look and learn at Sarkanniemi Theme Park.

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Traveling by train from Helsinki to Tampere takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In October, plan for daily highs up to 8°C, and evening lows to 0°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) early enough to catch the train to Turku.

Things to do in Tampere

Theme Parks Parks Zoos & Aquariums
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Sarkanniemi Theme Park ©
Sarkanniemi Theme Park

1
night
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
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You can take a train from Tampere to Turku in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and flight. Expect a daytime high around 10°C in October, and nighttime lows around 1°C. On the 27th (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Turku

Historic Sites
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Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral

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