4 days in Helsinki & Tampere Itinerary

4 days in Helsinki & Tampere Itinerary

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4 days in Helsinki & Tampere Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  6​h
1
Helsinki
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
2
Tampere
— 1 night
train + Fly:  7​h 15​min
End: London

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 20th (Thu): admire the masterpieces at Design Museum. On your second day here, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Rock Church, get engrossed in the history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, then deepen your knowledge of military history at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, then see the interesting displays at Mannerheim Museum, and finally explore the world behind art at Kansallisgalleria.

To find more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Helsinki road trip planning tool .

London, UK to Helsinki is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and ferry; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time to Eastern European Time is 2 hours. June in Helsinki sees daily highs of 21°C and lows of 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) early enough to take a train to Tampere.

Things to do in Helsinki

Nature Parks Museums

Side Trip

Nuuksio National Park
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Temppeliaukion Church ©
Temppeliaukion Church
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna

1
night
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
On the 23rd (Sun), examine the collection at Suomen Pelimuseo, examine the collection at Vapriikin Museokeskus, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tampere Cathedral, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Hatanpaa Arboretum.

For where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read Tampere driving holiday planner.

Take a train from Helsinki to Tampere in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In June, daytime highs in Tampere are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Tampere

Museums Wildlife Parks
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Vapriikin Museokeskus ©
Vapriikin Museokeskus
Hatanpaa Arboretum ©
Hatanpaa Arboretum
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko ©
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko

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