6 days in Tampere & Savonlinna Itinerary

6 days in Tampere & Savonlinna Itinerary

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Tampere
— 2 nights
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Savonlinna
— 3 nights

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Tampere

Tampere ©

Manchester of the North

Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Hiking Travel Hit has been added to your itinerary. Get in touch with nature at Rauhaniemi Beach and Viikinsaari Island. Let the collections at Serlachius Museum Gustaf and The Car Museum of Vehoniemi (Vehoniemen automuseo) capture your imagination. Change things up with a short trip to Gösta Serlachius Museum, Museum of Art in Mantta-Vilppula (about 1h 15 min away). It doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at Moomin Museum.

To see traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Tampere online attractions planner.

Helsinki to Tampere is an approximately 2-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or take a bus. October in Tampere sees daily highs of 8°C and lows of 0°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) so you can drive to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Tampere

Museums · Outdoors · Parks · Tours

Side Trips

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Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Savonlinna Cathedral as well as Neitvuori. Old Mine Mining Museum and Lappeenrannan taidemuseo will appeal to museum buffs. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Kerimaki Church and Salpa Line. Explore Savonlinna's surroundings by going to Joensuun Taidemuseo Onni (in Joensuu), Lappeenranta (Lappeen Marian kirkko & Joutsenon kirkko) and Kitee Zoo (in Kitee). There's more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pikkukirkko and look for gifts at Taito Shop Savonlinna.

To see more things to do, ratings, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Savonlinna trip planner.

Traveling by car from Tampere to Savonlinna takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of train and bus. In October, daytime highs in Savonlinna are 7°C, while nighttime lows are 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

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Architectural Building
Lappeen Marian kirkko
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Religious Site
Kerimaki Church
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Specialty Museum
Old Mine Mining Museum
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