5 days in Helsinki, Turku & Tampere Itinerary

5 days in Helsinki, Turku & Tampere Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Helsinki
— 2 nights
2
Turku
— 1 night
3
Tampere
— 1 night

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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Temppeliaukio Church and Senate Square. There's much more to do: explore the historical opulence of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, admire the landmark architecture of Old Customs House, steep yourself in history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, and glide peacefully along the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area.

To see traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, go to the Helsinki online itinerary builder.

Tallinn, Estonia to Helsinki is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also ride a ferry. In July, daytime highs in Helsinki are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Turku.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Museums Outdoors
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Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

1
night
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
On the 30th (Thu), explore the landscape on two wheels at Bike Rental - by Carfield, explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle, thensee the interesting displays at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo, and finally contemplate the long history of Turku Cathedral.

To see reviews, maps, photos, and more tourist information, read Turku trip itinerary maker tool.

You can drive from Helsinki to Turku in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or fly. July in Turku sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) early enough to drive to Tampere.

Things to do in Turku

Historic Sites Museums Outdoors
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo ©
Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo

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 31st (Fri): find something for the whole family at Sarkanniemi Theme Park.

To find maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read Tampere visit planning tool.

Drive from Turku to Tampere in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in July, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Tampere

Theme Parks Parks Childrens Museums
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Sarkanniemi Theme Park ©
Sarkanniemi Theme Park

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