7 days in Helsinki, Tampere & Turku Itinerary

7 days in Helsinki, Tampere & Turku Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Helsinki
— 3 nights
2
Tampere
— 2 nights
3
Turku
— 1 night

3
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.
You've added Kamppi Chapel of Silence, Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, Helsinki Cathedral, and other attractions to your itinerary. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and Ullanlinna. You'll discover tucked-away gems like King's Road and Taidekoti Kirpila. There's much more to do: have some family-friendly fun at Murulandia, cool off at The Swimming Stadium, and stop by TeeMaa Tea House.

To see photos, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Helsinki online road trip planner.

If you are flying in from Austria, the closest major aiport is Helsinki Vantaa Airport. In February, daily temperatures in Helsinki can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) so you can drive to Tampere.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Scenic Drive Theme Parks

Side Trip

King's Road
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Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum
The Aalto House ©
The Aalto House
Kallio Church ©
Kallio Church

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nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
On the 11th (Mon), see the interesting displays at Tampere City Library, Metso, pause for some serene contemplation at Finlayson Church, see the interesting displays at The Finnish Labour Museum Werstas, thenstroll through Rauhaniemi Beach, and finally examine the collection at The Car Museum of Vehoniemi (Vehoniemen automuseo). Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. Alexander Nevsky and St. Nicholas, see the interesting displays at Tampere Mineral Museum, examine the collection at Mediamuseo Rupriikki, thenexamine the collection at National Police Museum, and finally view the masterpieces at Galleria Ronga.

For reviews, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Tampere trip itinerary builder app.

You can drive from Helsinki to Tampere in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Helsinki in February since evenings lows in Tampere dip to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Turku.

Things to do in Tampere

Museums Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

The Car Museum of Vehoniemi (Vehoniemen automuseo)
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Tampere City Library, Metso ©
Tampere City Library, Metso
Mediamuseo Rupriikki ©
Mediamuseo Rupriikki

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Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Wed): enjoy the sand and surf at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, tour the pleasant surroundings at The Archipelago Trail, thensee the interesting displays at Louhisaari Manor, and finally let little ones run wild at Adventure Park.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read Turku tour planner.

You can drive from Tampere to Turku in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in February, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Turku

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

Louhisaari Manor
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Ispoinen Beach and Sauna ©
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna
Louhisaari Manor ©
Louhisaari Manor
Kylamaki Village of Living History ©
Kylamaki Village of Living History

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