7 days in Helsinki, Turku & Tampere Itinerary

7 days in Helsinki, Turku & Tampere Itinerary

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7 days in Helsinki, Turku & Tampere Itinerary

Start: Helsinki
1
Helsinki
— 3 nights
train:  2​h
2
Turku
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
3
Tampere
— 1 night
train:  1​h 45​min
End: Helsinki

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.
Popular historic sites such as Rock Church and The Esplanadi Park are in your itinerary. Pack the 13th (Mon) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. There's much more to do: learn about all things military at Fortress of Suomenlinna, stroll through Korkeasaari Zoo, appreciate the history behind Sibelius Monument, and make a trip to Senate Square.

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If you are flying in from United States, the closest major airport is Helsinki Vantaa Airport. In August in Helsinki, expect temperatures between 69°F during the day and 53°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Turku.

Things to do in Helsinki

#Historic Sites, #Parks, #Theme Parks
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Rock Church ©
Rock Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral
Fortress of Suomenlinna ©
Fortress of Suomenlinna

2
nights
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 15th (Wed): take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral, then examine the collection at Luostarinmaki Handicrafts Museum, then browse the exhibits of Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Galleria Joella.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Turku sightseeing planner .

Drive from Helsinki to Turku in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In August, daily temperatures in Turku can reach 68°F, while at night they dip to 51°F. On the 16th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can take a train to Tampere.

Things to do in Turku

#Museums, #Historic Sites
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova ©
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova

1
night
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Thu): take in the exciting artwork at Galleria Ronga and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tampere Cathedral.

To find ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read Tampere road trip site .

You can take a train from Turku to Tampere in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and train. Expect a daytime high around 68°F in August, and nighttime lows around 50°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) to allow enough time to take a train back home.

Things to do in Tampere

#Museums, #Theme Parks, #Parks
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Sarkanniemi Theme Park ©
Sarkanniemi Theme Park
Galleria Ronga ©
Galleria Ronga
Tampere Cathedral ©
Tampere Cathedral

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