4 days in Helsinki & Lakeland Itinerary

4 days in Helsinki & Lakeland Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Finland tour itinerary planner

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Fly
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Helsinki
— 2 nights
Drive
2
Tampere
— 1 night
Train to Helsinki, Fly to Athens

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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.
Helsinki is known for historic sites, museums, and shopping. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: brush up on your military savvy at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, admire the striking features of Helsinki Central Railway Station, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, and take an in-depth tour of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum.

For photos, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Helsinki trip planner.

Athens, Greece to Helsinki is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from Athens in December, with highs in Helsinki at 3°C and lows at -3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Tampere.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums
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Tampere

— 1 night

Manchester of the North

Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Mon): join in the after-dark buzz at Tea Shop Veistrom.

To find more things to do, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, use the Tampere holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Helsinki to Tampere takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Helsinki in December: high temperatures in Tampere hover around 0°C and lows are around -6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Tampere

Shopping · Nightlife
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