5 days in Helsinki, Tampere & Turku Itinerary

5 days in Helsinki, Tampere & Turku Itinerary

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5 days in Helsinki, Tampere & Turku Itinerary

Start: Helsinki
1
Helsinki
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 30​min
2
Tampere
— 1 night
train:  1​h 45​min
3
Turku
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
End: Helsinki

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.
Bring the kids along to Linnanmaki Amusement Park and Korkeasaari Zoo. There's lots more to do: steep yourself in history at Fortress of Suomenlinna, enjoy the sand and surf at Aurinkolahti Beach, take in the spiritual surroundings of Rock Church, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral.

For traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read Helsinki trip maker tool .

If you are flying in from Latvia, the closest major airport is Helsinki Vantaa Airport. In July in Helsinki, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) so you can take a train to Tampere.

Things to do in Helsinki

Theme Parks Historic Sites Outdoors
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Linnanmaki Amusement Park ©
Linnanmaki Amusement Park
Korkeasaari Zoo ©
Korkeasaari Zoo

1
night
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 26th (Thu): find something for the whole family at Sarkanniemi Theme Park.

To find reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Tampere trip itinerary planner .

Take a train from Helsinki to Tampere in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in July, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) early enough to take a train to Turku.

Things to do in Tampere

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

1
night
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
To see ratings, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Turku holiday maker app .

Take a train from Tampere to Turku in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. July in Turku sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C at night. You'll have a few hours on the 27th (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Turku

Historic Sites
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Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral

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