8 days in Helsinki Region & Tampere Itinerary

8 days in Helsinki Region & Tampere Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Helsinki
— 2 nights
2
Tampere
— 2 nights
3
Loviisa
— 3 nights

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Sat): stroll through The Esplanadi Park, step into the grandiose world of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, then admire the striking features of Temppeliaukio Church, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Kamppi Chapel of Silence. Keep things going the next day: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Nuuksio National Park.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read Helsinki day trip planning site.

Mumbai, India to Helsinki is an approximately 14-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from India Standard Time (IST) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET) is minus 3.5 hours. In September, Helsinki is cooler than Mumbai - with highs of 19°C and lows of 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Tampere.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Nuuksio National Park
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church

2
nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
On the 16th (Mon), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Seitsemisen Kansallispuisto. On the 17th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Alexander Nevsky and St. Nicholas, identify plant and animal life at Hatanpaa Arboretum, then kick back and relax at Riihiniemen Uimaranta, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Rauhaniemi Beach.

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Traveling by car from Helsinki to Tampere takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Tampere are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Loviisa.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks · Wildlife · Nature

Side Trip

Seitsemisen Kansallispuisto
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Seitsemisen Kansallispuisto ©
Seitsemisen Kansallispuisto
Hatanpaa Arboretum ©
Hatanpaa Arboretum

3
nights
Loviisa

Loviisa ©
Loviisa is a municipality and town of inhabitants on the southern coast of Finland. On the 18th (Wed), take in the waterfront at Laivasilta, then take in the dramatic natural features at Hiidenkirnut, then take in the awesome beauty at Kokkovuori (Bonfire Mountain), and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Loviisan kirkko. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 19th (Thu): explore the striking landscape of Valkmusa National Park.

For more things to do, maps, ratings, and tourist information, use the Loviisa tour planner.

Drive from Tampere to Loviisa in 3 hours. In September, daily temperatures in Loviisa can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Loviisa

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Siltakyla, Hiidenkirnut
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Hiidenkirnut ©
Hiidenkirnut
Valkmusa National Park ©
Valkmusa National Park
Loviisan kirkko ©
Loviisan kirkko

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