5 days in Helsinki & Tampere Itinerary

5 days in Helsinki & Tampere Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Finland planner

Make it your trip
Fly
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Helsinki
— 2 nights
Drive
2
Tampere
— 1 night
Drive to Helsinki Vantaa Airport, Fly to Washington

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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.
Get outdoors at Nuuksio National Park and Stand-Up Paddleboarding. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and Kallahdenniemi Beach. There's much more to do: take a stroll through Katajanokka, enjoy the sand and surf at Aurinkolahti Beach, and stroll through Hietaranta Beach.

To see reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Helsinki online driving holiday planner.

Washington, USA to Helsinki is an approximately 18-hour flight. Traveling from Washington to Helsinki, you'll lose 7 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Washington in August: high temperatures in Helsinki hover around 69°F and lows are around 53°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Mon) to allow time for the car ride to Tampere.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Beaches

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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.
On the 16th (Mon), look for all kinds of wild species at Hatanpaa Arboretum.

For reviews, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Tampere itinerary planner.

You can drive from Helsinki to Tampere in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. August in Tampere sees daily highs of 68°F and lows of 50°F at night. You'll set off for home on the 17th (Tue).

Things to do in Tampere

Parks · Wildlife
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