8 days in Finland Itinerary

8 days in Finland Itinerary

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8 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Manchester
Fly + train:  7​h
1
Tampere
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Helsinki
— 4 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
End: Manchester

3
nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Yyteri Beach and Hatanpaa Arboretum. Spend the 23rd (Fri) exploring the fascinating underwater world at Sarkanniemi Theme Park. And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at Vapriikin Museokeskus, take in panoramic vistas at Nasinneula Tower, walk around Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Tampereen Tuomiokirkko.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Tampere day trip app .

Manchester, UK to Tampere is an approximately 7-hour combination of flight and train. You can also fly; or do a combination of bus, flight, and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Manchester to Tampere is 2 hours. In August in Tampere, expect temperatures between 23°C during the day and 11°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) early enough to catch the train to Helsinki.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Yyteri Beach
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Yyteri Beach ©
Yyteri Beach
Sarkanniemi Theme Park ©
Sarkanniemi Theme Park
Hatanpaa Arboretum ©
Hatanpaa Arboretum

4
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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Heureka and Room Escape Games. Step out of Helsinki with an excursion to Porvoo Old Town in Porvoo--about 50 minutes away. Pack the 26th (Mon) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. There's much more to do: take an in-depth tour of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, admire the masterpieces at Kansallisgalleria, admire the landmark architecture of Helsinki Central Railway Station, and pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral.

To find photos, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Helsinki day trip planning tool .

Getting from Tampere to Helsinki by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or fly. August in Helsinki sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Theme Parks Museums

Side Trips

Porvoo Old Town, Heureka
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Heureka ©
Heureka
Linnanmaki Amusement Park ©
Linnanmaki Amusement Park

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