6 days in Helsinki & Tampere Itinerary

6 days in Helsinki & Tampere Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Athens
Subway + Fly:  7 h 15 min
1
Helsinki
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
2
Tampere
— 2 nights
+2
Train + Fly + Subway:  8 h 15 min
End: Athens

3
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.
Pack the 13th (Sat) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. There's much more to do: step into the grandiose world of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, admire the landmark architecture of Temppeliaukio Church, admire the masterpieces at Kansallisgalleria, and get to know the fascinating history of The Esplanadi Park.

To see more things to do, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read Helsinki trip itinerary planning app.

Athens, Greece to Helsinki is an approximately 7.5- hour combination of subway and flight. You can also do a combination of subway, flight, and ferry; or drive. Prepare for cooler weather when traveling from Athens in October: high temperatures in Helsinki hover around 10°C and lows are around 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) early enough to drive to Tampere.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Theme Parks Museums
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

2
nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Mon): stroll through Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower, stop by Tammelantori, and then kick back and relax at Rauhaniemi Beach. On the 16th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: step off the mainland to explore Viikinsaari Island and then don't miss a visit to Tulenkantajat Literature Center & Bookstore.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Tampere travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Helsinki to Tampere takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 8°C, and evening lows to 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower ©
Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower
Rauhaniemi Beach ©
Rauhaniemi Beach
Viikinsaari Island ©
Viikinsaari Island

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