7 days in Helsinki, Turku & Tampere Itinerary

7 days in Helsinki, Turku & Tampere Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Finland route planner

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

— 3 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.
Pack the 3rd (Fri) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. And it doesn't end there: explore the historical opulence of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, admire the landmark architecture of Temppeliaukio Church, steep yourself in history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral.

For ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read Helsinki trip itinerary website.

Riga, Latvia to Helsinki is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and ferry; or do a combination of car and ferry. July in Helsinki sees daily highs of 25°C and lows of 15°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Turku.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites · Theme Parks · Parks · Museums
Find places to stay Jul 2 — 5:

Turku

— 1 night
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 6th (Mon): tour the pleasant surroundings at Bike Rental - by Carfield, see the interesting displays at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo, then let little ones run wild at Adventure Park, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Turku Cathedral, and finally find something for the whole family at Vaski Adventure Island.

Before you visit Turku, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Traveling by car from Helsinki to Turku takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In July, daily temperatures in Turku can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) so you can go by car to Tampere.

Things to do in Turku

Historic Sites · Theme Parks · Museums · Parks

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jul 5 — 6:

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 7th (Tue): laugh and play at Sarkanniemi Theme Park. On the 8th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: steep yourself in history at Amuri Museum of Workers' Housing, look for all kinds of wild species at Hatanpaa Arboretum, then enjoy the sand and surf at Riihiniemen Uimaranta, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Rauhaniemi Beach.

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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 July, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks · Childrens Museums · Zoos & Aquariums · Theme Parks
Find places to stay Jul 6 — 8: