7 days in Helsinki, Turku & Tampere Itinerary

7 days in Helsinki, Turku & Tampere Itinerary

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Route & dates

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

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.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Sun): take an in-depth tour of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and then brush up on your military savvy at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, thenget to know the resident critters at Korkeasaari Zoo, and then kick back and relax at Aurinkolahti Beach.

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Moscow, Russia to Helsinki is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also take a train; or drive. Traveling from Moscow to Helsinki, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In April, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) so you can drive to Turku.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

2
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Wed): explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle, thenenjoy the sand and surf at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, and then identify plant and animal life at Kurjenrahka National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu): get lost in a book at Turku City Library, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Turku Cathedral, and then trek along The Archipelago Trail.

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You can drive from Helsinki to Turku in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or fly. In May in Turku, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) so you can drive to Tampere.

Things to do in Turku

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trip

Kurjenrahka National Park
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Kurjenrahka National Park ©
Kurjenrahka National Park
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral

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nights
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 4th (Fri): stop by Alko, thentour the pleasant surroundings at Rauhaniemi Beach, and then kick back and relax at Suolijarvi Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Sat): stroll through Sarkanniemi Theme Park.

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Traveling by car from Turku to Tampere takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In May, daytime highs in Tampere are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Childrens Museums Museums
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Rauhaniemi Beach ©
Rauhaniemi Beach
Sarkanniemi Theme Park ©
Sarkanniemi Theme Park

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