6 days in Tampere & Helsinki Itinerary

6 days in Tampere & Helsinki Itinerary

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6 days in Tampere & Helsinki Itinerary

Start: Paris
Fly + train:  7​h 30​min
1
Tampere
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
2
Helsinki
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h 15​min
End: Paris

2
nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
On the next day, identify plant and animal life at Seitsemisen Kansallispuisto.

To see where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Tampere road trip app .

Paris, France to Tampere is an approximately 7.5-hour combination of flight and train. You can also fly; or drive. Traveling from Paris to Tampere, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Paris in May, expect Tampere to be a bit cooler, temps between 17°C and 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) so you can take a train to Helsinki.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Seitsemisen Kansallispuisto
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Seitsemisen Kansallispuisto ©
Seitsemisen Kansallispuisto
Amuri Museum of Workers' Housing ©
Amuri Museum of Workers' Housing
Rauhaniemi Beach ©
Rauhaniemi Beach

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.
Step out of the city life by going to Nuuksio National Park and The Crusell Bridge. Get a sense of the local culture at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali). Next up on the itinerary: take in the spiritual surroundings of Rock Church, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, take a stroll through Ullanlinna, and appreciate the extensive heritage of The Esplanadi Park.

To see ratings, reviews, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Helsinki holiday maker tool .

You can take a train from Tampere to Helsinki in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or fly. In May, plan for daily highs up to 18°C, and evening lows to 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trip

Nuuksio National Park
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukion Church ©
Temppeliaukion Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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