5 days in Turku & Tampere Itinerary

5 days in Turku & Tampere Itinerary

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Turku
— 3 nights
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Tampere
— 1 night
Train to Helsinki, Fly to Tallinn

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Turku

— 3 nights
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Turku: Helsinki (Helsinki Cathedral, Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, &more) and Finnish Toy Museum Hevosenkenka (in Espoo). Next up on the itinerary: explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Archangel Michael's church, learn about all things military at Forum Marinum Maritime Centre, and hike along Bike Rental - by Carfield.

To find ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Turku trip builder site.

Tallinn, Estonia to Turku is an approximately 5-hour car ride. August in Turku sees daily highs of 23°C and lows of 12°C at night. You will have some time to spend on the 6th (Fri) before leaving for Tampere.

Things to do in Turku

Historic Sites · Museums · Childrens Museums · Outdoors

Side Trips

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Fri): explore the galleries of Sarkanniemi Theme Park. On the next day, look for gifts at Hameenkatu, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Hatanpaa Arboretum, and then contemplate the long history of Amuri Museum of Workers' Housing.

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Traveling by car from Turku to Tampere takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. August in Tampere sees daily highs of 23°C and lows of 11°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks · Shopping · Theme Parks · Zoos & Aquariums
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