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 Sea Fortress Suomenlinna. The adventure continues: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, make a trip to Senate Square, get to know the fascinating history of The Esplanadi Park, and admire the striking features of Helsinki Central Railway Station.

To find reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Helsinki trip itinerary maker tool.

Tallinn, Estonia to Helsinki is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also ride a ferry; or do a combination of car and ferry. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in July, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) so you can 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, then see 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 24°C and lows of 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) early enough to drive to Tampere.

Things to do in Turku

Museums · Historic Sites · 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 24°C in July, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Tampere

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

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