7 days in Helsinki, Tampere & Turku Itinerary

7 days in Helsinki, Tampere & Turku Itinerary

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7 days in Helsinki, Tampere & Turku Itinerary

Start: Dhaka City
Fly:  20​h 30​min
1
Helsinki
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Tampere
— 1 night
train:  1​h 45​min
3
Turku
— 1 night
Fly:  23​h 30​min
End: Dhaka City

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.
Head to Flamingo Entertainment Centre and Marimekkofor some retail therapy. You'll get in some beach time at Aurinkolahti Beach and Hietaranta Beach. Next up on the itinerary: brush up on your military savvy at Fortress of Suomenlinna, pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), and look for gifts at Boss Shop.

To see reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Helsinki trip planning tool .

Dhaka City, Bangladesh to Helsinki is an approximately 20.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3 hours traveling from Dhaka City to Helsinki. In September, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) so you can take a train to Tampere.

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Side Trip

Flamingo Entertainment Center
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church

1
night
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 10th (Mon): enjoy breathtaking views from Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower, then stroll through Rauhaniemi Beach, and then step off the mainland to explore Viikinsaari Island.

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

Getting from Helsinki to Tampere by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or fly. In September, daytime highs in Tampere are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) so you can catch the train to Turku.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Rauhaniemi Beach ©
Rauhaniemi Beach
Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower ©
Viikinsaari Island ©
Viikinsaari Island

1
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 11th (Tue), stroll through Vepsa Island, then kick back and relax at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, and then contemplate the long history of Turku Cathedral.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read our Turku journey builder site .

Traveling by train from Tampere to Turku takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and flight. In September, daily temperatures in Turku can reach 18°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Turku

Beaches Outdoors Parks
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Ispoinen Beach and Sauna ©
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Vepsa Island ©
Vepsa Island

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