7 days in Tampere & Helsinki Itinerary

7 days in Tampere & Helsinki Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Finland sightseeing planner

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Fly to Helsinki, Train to Tampere
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Tampere
— 3 nights
Drive
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Helsinki
— 3 nights
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Tampere

— 3 nights

Manchester of the North

Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Sarkanniemi Theme Park and Riihiniemen Uimaranta. Head to Vitikkala Manor and Galleria Rongafor some retail therapy. Step out of Tampere to go to Ylojarvi and see Seitsemisen Kansallispuisto, which is approximately 56 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: identify plant and animal life at Hatanpaa Arboretum and have some family-friendly fun at PortaaliVR.

To see other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Tampere planning app.

Milan, Italy to Tampere is an approximately 8.5-hour combination of flight and train. You can also drive; or do a combination of car, train, and ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from Milan to Tampere is 1 hour. In August, Tampere is a bit cooler than Milan - with highs of 23°C and lows of 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) early enough to go by car to Helsinki.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks · Wildlife · Museums · Childrens Museums

Side Trips

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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.
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Helsinki Cathedral will appeal to history buffs. Get a sense of the local culture at Temppeliaukio Church and Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali). Take a break from Helsinki with a short trip to Nuuksio National Park in Espoo, about 48 minutes away. There's much more to do: don't miss a visit to Market Square Kauppatori, get in on the family fun at Linnanmaki Amusement Park, get to know the resident critters at Korkeasaaren Elaintarha, and browse the different shops at Kamppi Shopping Centre.

To see photos, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Helsinki day trip tool.

Drive from Tampere to Helsinki in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. August in Helsinki sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks · Theme Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trip

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