6 days in Tampere & Savonlinna Itinerary

6 days in Tampere & Savonlinna Itinerary

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6 days in Tampere & Savonlinna Itinerary

Start: Helsinki
train:  1​h 30​min
1
Tampere
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
2
Savonlinna
— 3 nights
End: Savonlinna

2
nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
You've now added Hiking Travel Hit to your itinerary. Take a break from the city and head to Rauhaniemi Beach and Viikinsaari Island. Get some cultural insight at Serlachius Museum Gustaf and Serlachius Museum Gosta. When in Tampere, make a side trip to see The Car Museum of Vehoniemi (Vehoniemen automuseo) in Kangasala, approximately 32 minutes away. It doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at Moomin Museum and relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers.

For reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Tampere trip builder app .

Helsinki to Tampere is an approximately 1.5-hour train ride. You can also drive; or take a bus. In October in Tampere, expect temperatures between 8°C during the day and 0°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Tampere

Museums Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Mantta-Vilppula, The Car Museum of Vehoniemi (Vehoniemen automuseo)
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3
nights
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. Get some cultural insight at Old Mine Mining Museum and Kerimaki Church. Step off the beaten path and head to Pikkukirkko and Lappeenrannan taidemuseo. Venture out of the city with trips to Kitee Zoo (in Kitee), Lappeenranta (Lappeen Marian kirkko & Joutsenon kirkko) and Joensuun Taidemuseo Onni (in Joensuu). It doesn't end there: witness the site of a historic battle at Salpa Line and look for gifts at Taito Shop Savonlinna.

For other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Savonlinna tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Tampere to Savonlinna takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 7°C, and evening lows to 1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Lappeenranta, Kerimaki, Old Mine Mining Museum, Kitee Zoo, Neitvuori
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Kerimaki Church ©
Kerimaki Church
Old Mine Mining Museum ©
Old Mine Mining Museum
Savonlinna Cathedral ©
Savonlinna Cathedral

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