6 days in Helsinki, Tampere & Turku Itinerary

6 days in Helsinki, Tampere & Turku Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Finland vacation planner

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Train to Edinburgh, Fly to Helsinki
1
Helsinki
— 3 nights
Drive
2
Tampere
— 1 night
Drive
3
Turku
— 1 night
Fly

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Helsinki

— 3 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.
Helsinki is known for historic sites, museums, and shopping. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: brush up on your military savvy at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, make a trip to Senate Square, contemplate the long history of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, and pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral.

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Newcastle upon Tyne, UK to Helsinki is an approximately 7.5-hour combination of train and flight. You can also do a combination of car, train, and bus; or do a combination of train, bus, and ferry. Traveling from Newcastle upon Tyne to Helsinki, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. June in Helsinki sees daily highs of 21°C and lows of 11°C at night. On the 16th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Tampere.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites · Parks · Shopping · Museums
Find places to stay Jun 13 — 16:

Tampere

— 1 night

Manchester of the North

Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
To find reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Tampere planning app.

You can drive from Helsinki to Tampere in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Tampere can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Shopping · Theme Parks
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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.
On the 18th (Sat), explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle.

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Getting from Tampere to Turku by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in June, and nighttime lows around 9°C. You will have some time to spend on the 18th (Sat) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Turku

Historic Sites · Museums
Find places to stay Jun 17 — 18:
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