8 days in Helsinki, Tampere & Turku Itinerary

8 days in Helsinki, Tampere & Turku Itinerary

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Start: Dhaka City
Fly:  20 h 30 min
1
Helsinki
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
2
Tampere
— 1 night
Train:  1 h 45 min
3
Turku
— 2 nights
Fly:  23 h 30 min
End: Dhaka City

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.
Popular historic sites such as Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Kamppi Chapel of Silence are in your itinerary. Get a sense of the local culture at Temppeliaukio Church and Pohjolan toimitalo. There's still lots to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, stroll through Aurinkolahti Beach, buy something for everyone on your list at Flamingo Entertainment Center, and stop by Boss Shop.

To see maps, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read our Helsinki trip planner.

Dhaka City, Bangladesh to Helsinki is an approximately 14.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and ferry; or drive. Traveling from Dhaka City to Helsinki, you'll gain 3.5 hours due to the time zone difference. September in Helsinki sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 8°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Tampere.

Things to do in Helsinki

Shopping Beaches Parks

Side Trip

Flamingo Entertainment Center
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church

1
night
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 9th (Sun): enjoy breathtaking views from Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower, kick back and relax at Rauhaniemi Beach, and then head off the coast to Viikinsaari Island.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Tampere trip builder app.

You can drive from Helsinki to Tampere in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) early enough to take a train to Turku.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Rauhaniemi Beach ©
Rauhaniemi Beach
Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower ©
Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower
Viikinsaari Island ©
Viikinsaari Island

2
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Mon): enjoy the sand and surf at Vepsa Island, then work off some steam at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral. On the 11th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: browse the different shops at Kauppakeskus Mylly, then step into the grandiose world of Turku Castle, and then browse the collection at Turku City Library.

For other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Turku trip planning site.

Take a train from Tampere to Turku in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Turku can reach 18°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Turku

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Kauppakeskus Mylly
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Ispoinen Beach and Sauna ©
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral

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