4 days in Lakeland & Helsinki Itinerary

4 days in Lakeland & Helsinki Itinerary

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4 days in Lakeland & Helsinki Itinerary

Start: Athens
Fly + train:  8​h 15​min
1
Tampere
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 30​min
2
Helsinki
— 1 night
Fly:  7​h 15​min
End: Athens

2
nights
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 18th (Fri): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Vanha Kirkko.

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Athens, Greece to Tampere is an approximately 8.5-hour combination of flight and train. You can also fly; or drive. When traveling from Athens in May, plan for a bit cooler days in Tampere, with highs around 17°C, while nights are much colder with lows around 4°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) so you can catch the train to Helsinki.

Things to do in Tampere

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Rauhaniemi Beach ©
Rauhaniemi Beach
Tampere Cathedral ©
Tampere Cathedral
Vanha Kirkko ©
Vanha Kirkko

1
night
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 (Sun): kick back and relax at Aurinkolahti Beach, brush up on your military savvy at Fortress of Suomenlinna, and then wander the streets of Ullanlinna. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Mon): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Rock Church, then kick back and relax at Hietaranta Beach, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Kamppi Chapel of Silence.

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Take a train from Tampere to Helsinki in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In May, daytime highs in Helsinki are 18°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Rock Church ©
Rock Church
Kamppi Chapel of Silence ©
Kamppi Chapel of Silence

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