8 days in Finland Itinerary

8 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Tampere
— 3 nights
2
Helsinki
— 3 nights

3
nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Yyteri Beach and Rauhaniemi Beach. Discover out-of-the-way places like Sarkanniemi Theme Park and Evo Hiking Area. Step out of Tampere to go to Tammela and see Torronsuo National Park, which is approximately 1h 30 min away. And it doesn't end there: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Alexander Nevsky and St. Nicholas, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, step off the mainland to explore Viikinsaari Island, and have some family-friendly fun at PortaaliVR.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read our Tampere vacation planning website.

London, UK to Tampere is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time to Eastern European Standard Time is 2 hours. Expect little chillier evenings in Tampere when traveling from London in August, with lows around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) early enough to drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Torronsuo National Park, Yyteri Beach, Evo Hiking Area
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Yyteri Beach ©
Yyteri Beach
Torronsuo National Park ©
Torronsuo National Park
Rauhaniemi Beach ©
Rauhaniemi Beach

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.
On the 15th (Thu), admire the masterpieces at Kansallisgalleria, take in the spiritual surroundings of Temppeliaukio Church, thentake an in-depth tour of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, thentest your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral. Here are some ideas for day two: brush up on your military savvy at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and then explore the striking landscape of Nuuksio National Park.

To see ratings, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Helsinki trip planner.

Getting from Tampere to Helsinki by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In August in Helsinki, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Paavolan Tammi, Nuuksio National Park
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Nuuksio National Park ©
Nuuksio National Park
Room Escape Games
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum

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