8 days in Helsinki Region & Tampere Itinerary

8 days in Helsinki Region & Tampere Itinerary

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8 days in Helsinki Region & Tampere Itinerary

Start: Mumbai
Fly:  14​h
1
Helsinki
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
2
Tampere
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
3
Loviisa
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  17​h 30​min
End: Mumbai

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.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Sat): stroll around The Esplanadi Park, steep yourself in history at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temppeliaukion Church, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Kamppi Chapel of Silence. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the striking landscape of Nuuksio National Park.

To see reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Helsinki trip itinerary planning app .

Mumbai, India to Helsinki is an approximately 14-hour flight. The time zone changes from India Standard Time (IST) to Eastern European Time (EET), which is usually a -3 hour difference. In September, Helsinki is colder than Mumbai - with highs of 19°C and lows of 8°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) so you can catch the train to Tampere.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

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

2
nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Mon): explore the striking landscape of Seitsemisen Kansallispuisto. Keep things going the next day: pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. Alexander Nevsky and St. Nicholas, then look for all kinds of wild species at Hatanpaa Arboretum, then stroll through Riihiniemen Uimaranta, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Rauhaniemi Beach.

For photos, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read Tampere road trip planner.

Traveling by train from Helsinki to Tampere takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In September, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) so you can 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. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Valkmusa National Park.

For maps, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Loviisa online holiday maker .

Getting from Tampere to Loviisa by car takes about 3 hours. In September, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) to allow time to 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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