7 days in Helsinki & Tampere Itinerary

7 days in Helsinki & Tampere Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: London
Fly:  3 h 30 min
1
Helsinki
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h
2
Tampere
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h
3
Helsinki
— 2 nights
Fly:  5 h 30 min
End: London

2
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Kamppi Shopping Centre, Oodi Central Library, The National Museum of Finland, and other attractions you added. Kick off your visit on the 28th (Wed): take in the spiritual surroundings of Kamppi Chapel of Silence, make a trip to Senate Square, and then browse the collection at Oodi Central Library. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: hunt for treasures at Old Market Hall, take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Hietaranta Beach, then contemplate the waterfront views at Ruoholahti Canal, and finally get engrossed in the history at The National Museum of Finland.

For where to stay, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Helsinki road trip tool.

London, UK to Helsinki is an approximately 6- hour combination of train and flight. You can also do a combination of train, flight, and ferry; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone difference when traveling from London to Helsinki is 2 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 13°C. You'll have a few hours on the 30th (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling to Tampere.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Shopping Parks
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Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral
Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali) ©
Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali)
Senate Square ©
Senate Square

2
nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Finlayson Area, Moomin Museum, Tallipihan Suklaapuoti, and other attractions you added. Kick off your visit on the 30th (Fri): enjoy breathtaking views from Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower and then browse the range of quality goods at City Sokos. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at Moomin Museum, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. Alexander Nevsky and St. Nicholas, then go for a walk through Finlayson Area, and finally look for gifts at Tallipihan Suklaapuoti.

For reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Tampere travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Helsinki to Tampere takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Tampere are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. On the 1st (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Helsinki.

Things to do in Tampere

Historic Sites Shopping Parks
Find places to stay Aug 30 — Sep 1:
Highlights from your plan
Church of St. Alexander Nevsky and St. Nicholas ©
Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower ©
Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower
Moomin Museum ©
Moomin Museum

2
nights
Helsinki

Helsinki ©
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Temppeliaukio Church, Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Sibelius Monument. On the 1st (Sun), stroll around Sibelius Monument and then stroll around The Esplanadi Park. On the next day, explore the historical opulence of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Temppeliaukio Church.

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You can drive from Tampere to Helsinki in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Tue) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Parks Museums
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Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
The Esplanadi Park ©
The Esplanadi Park

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