6 days in Helsinki, Rauma & Tampere Itinerary

6 days in Helsinki, Rauma & Tampere Itinerary

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Fly
1
Helsinki
— 2 nights
Drive
2
Rauma
— 1 night
Drive
3
Tampere
— 2 nights
Train to Helsinki, Fly to Rome

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Helsinki

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 11th (Wed): make a trip to Senate Square, pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, then step into the grandiose world of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali). On your second day here, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kamppi Chapel of Silence, admire the striking features of Helsinki Central Railway Station, then take an in-depth tour of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Temppeliaukio Church, and finally stroll through The Esplanadi Park.

For where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Helsinki online road trip planner.

Rome, Italy to Helsinki is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train, bus, and ferry. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Rome to Helsinki. Traveling from Rome in December, you will find days in Helsinki are colder (3°C), and nights are a bit cooler (-3°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) so you can drive to Rauma.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums
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1
night
Rauma

Rauma is a town and municipality of ca. Start off your visit on the 13th (Fri): look for gifts at Ruokapuoti Lumo, pause for some serene contemplation at The Church of the Holy Cross, then examine the collection at Kirsti - Sailor's Home Museum, then see the interesting displays at Marela Museum House, and finally visit a coastal fixture at Kylmapihlaja Lighthouse Island.

For photos, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Rauma trip app.

You can drive from Helsinki to Rauma in 3 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or fly. In December, daytime highs in Rauma are 1°C, while nighttime lows are -5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Tampere.

Things to do in Rauma

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping
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Tampere

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 14th (Sat): have some family-friendly fun at Irti Maasta Tampere, then kick back and relax at Riihiniemen Uimaranta, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower, and finally have some family-friendly fun at PortaaliVR. On the next day, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, examine the collection at Vapriikin Museokeskus, and then have fun at Pyynikki's Swim Hall.

To see maps, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Tampere online route planner.

Traveling by car from Rauma to Tampere takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. December in Tampere sees daily highs of 0°C and lows of -6°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Tampere

Fun & Games · Parks · Outdoors · Spas
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