6 days in Helsinki & Lakeland Itinerary

6 days in Helsinki & Lakeland Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Finland tour planner

Make it your trip
Fly
1
Helsinki
— 2 nights
Drive
2
Tampere
— 3 nights
Train to Helsinki, Fly to Berlin

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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.
On the 27th (Mon), pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, brush up on your military savvy at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, and then admire the striking features of Helsinki Central Railway Station. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate the long history of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), then admire the landmark architecture of Temppeliaukio Church, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Kamppi Chapel of Silence.

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Berlin, Germany to Helsinki is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and ferry. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. December in Helsinki sees daily highs of 3°C and lows of -3°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) so you can drive to Tampere.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites · Museums
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Tampere

— 3 nights

Manchester of the North

Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Tampere is known for museums, historic sites, and fun & games. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: examine the collection at Vapriikin Museokeskus, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tampereen Tuomiokirkko, get in on the family fun at Sarkanniemi Theme Park, and boost your wellbeing at Tullin Sauna.

To find traveler tips, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read Tampere driving holiday planning app.

Getting from Helsinki to Tampere by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Helsinki in December, with highs in Tampere at 0°C and lows at -6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Tampere

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums
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