6 days in Turku, Tampere & Helsinki Itinerary

6 days in Turku, Tampere & Helsinki Itinerary

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Start: Tokyo
Fly:  24 h
1
Turku
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 45 min
2
Tampere
— Few hours
Drive:  1 h 30 min
3
Helsinki
— 2 nights
Fly:  14 h
End: Tokyo

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night
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
On the 19th (Thu), steep yourself in history at Turku Cathedral, get engrossed in the history at Turku Castle, and then identify plant and animal life at Vepsa Island.

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Tokyo, Japan to Turku is an approximately 16-hour flight. You'll gain 7 hours traveling from Tokyo to Turku due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Tokyo in July, plan for slightly colder days and cooler nights in Turku: temperatures range from 24°C by day to 13°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) so you can go by car to Tampere.

Things to do in Turku

Nature Parks Outdoors
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Vepsa Island ©
Vepsa Island

few
hours
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Fri): see the interesting displays at Vapriikin Museokeskus and then identify plant and animal life at Hatanpaa Arboretum.

To find traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Tampere planning tool.

Drive from Turku to Tampere in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Tampere can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Wildlife Museums
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Vapriikin Museokeskus ©
Vapriikin Museokeskus
Hatanpaa Arboretum ©
Hatanpaa Arboretum

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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.
On the 21st (Sat), admire the landmark architecture of Temppeliaukio Church, steep yourself in history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, explore the historical opulence of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, and finally admire the masterpieces at Kansallisgalleria. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum (Luonnontieteellinen Museo), thentake an in-depth tour of The National Museum of Finland, thenadmire the masterpieces at Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma, and finally visit Ullanlinna.

For ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Helsinki trip website.

Traveling by car from Tampere to Helsinki takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. July in Helsinki sees daily highs of 25°C and lows of 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum
Kansallisgalleria ©
Kansallisgalleria
The National Museum of Finland ©
The National Museum of Finland

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