5 days in Helsinki, Turku & Tampere Itinerary

5 days in Helsinki, Turku & Tampere Itinerary

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Fly
1
Helsinki
— 2 nights
Drive
2
Turku
— 1 night
Drive
3
Tampere
— 1 night
Drive to Helsinki Vantaa Airport, Fly to Roja

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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.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Mon): admire the striking features of Temppeliaukio Church, explore the galleries of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, and then brush up on your military savvy at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the masterpieces at Kansallisgalleria, get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum (Luonnontieteellinen Museo), and then take an in-depth tour of The National Museum of Finland.

For where to stay, ratings, maps, and tourist information, go to the Helsinki tour planning app.

Roja, Latvia to Helsinki is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive. In July, daytime highs in Helsinki are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) so you can drive to Turku.

Things to do in Helsinki

Museums · Historic Sites
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Turku

— 1 night
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Wed): learn about all things military at Forum Marinum Maritime Centre, then step into the grandiose world of Turku Castle, and then take an in-depth tour of Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova.

For ratings, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read our Turku trip itinerary builder website.

Getting from Helsinki to Turku by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: fly; or take a train. In July, daytime highs in Turku are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Tampere.

Things to do in Turku

Museums · Historic Sites
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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 29th (Thu), take in the spiritual surroundings of Tampereen Tuomiokirkko and then see the interesting displays at Vapriikin Museokeskus. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 30th (Fri): tour the pleasant surroundings at Hatanpaa Arboretum.

To see photos, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Tampere day trip app.

Traveling by car from Turku to Tampere takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July in Tampere, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Tampere

Historic Sites · Wildlife · Parks · Museums
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