5 days in Helsinki & Tampere Itinerary

5 days in Helsinki & Tampere Itinerary

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5 days in Helsinki & Tampere Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly:  15​h 15​min
1
Helsinki
— 3 nights
train:  1​h 30​min
2
Tampere
— 1 day
Fly:  19​h
End: Singapore

3
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.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Sat): get engrossed in the history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, admire the landmark architecture of Rock Church, pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, then test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, and finally don't miss a visit to Hakaniemi Market. Keep things going the next day: find your balance on the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, brush up on your military savvy at Fortress of Suomenlinna, then browse the eclectic array of goods at Market Square Kauppatori, and finally explore the world behind art at Kansallisgalleria.

To find photos, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Helsinki journey planner .

Singapore, Singapore to Helsinki is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and ferry; or do a combination of flight and train. The time zone changes from Singapore Time (SGT) to Eastern European Time (EET), which is usually a -6 hour difference. Prepare for cooler weather when traveling from Singapore in June: high temperatures in Helsinki hover around 21°C and lows are around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) early enough to take a train to Tampere.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Rock Church ©
Rock Church

1
day
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 18th (Mon): find something for the whole family at Sarkanniemi Theme Park.

To find maps, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Tampere tour itinerary builder site .

You can take a train from Helsinki to Tampere in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in June, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Tampere

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

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