7 days in Helsinki Region & Tampere Itinerary

7 days in Helsinki Region & Tampere Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Finland travel planner

Make it your trip
Fly
1
Helsinki
— 4 nights
Drive
2
Tampere
— 2 nights
Train to Helsinki, Fly to Amsterdam

S M T W T F S
26
27
28
29
30
31
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8

Helsinki

— 4 nights

Daughter of the Baltic

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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Temppeliaukio Church. Pack the 27th (Mon) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. There's still lots to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, get engrossed in the history at The National Museum of Finland, take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), and explore the world behind art at Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma.

To find more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Helsinki day trip planning site.

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Helsinki is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train, bus, and ferry. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET) is 1 hour. Traveling from Amsterdam in December, expect Helsinki to be little chillier, temps between 3°C and -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Tampere.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites · Museums · Theme Parks · Parks
Find places to stay Dec 27 — 31:

Tampere

— 2 nights

Manchester of the North

Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Sat): savor a hot drink at Tea Shop Veistrom, then see the interesting displays at Vapriikin Museokeskus, and then see the interesting displays at Suomen Pelimuseo. Here are some ideas for day two: find something for the whole family at Sarkanniemi Theme Park and then boost your wellbeing at Tullin Sauna.

To find more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Tampere online trip maker.

Getting from Helsinki to Tampere by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Helsinki in December, things will get little chillier in Tampere: highs are around 0°C and lows about -6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Tampere

Museums · Spas · Nightlife · Theme Parks
Find places to stay Dec 31 — Jan 2: