8 days in Helsinki, Tampere & Turku Itinerary

8 days in Helsinki, Tampere & Turku Itinerary

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1
Helsinki
— 2 nights
2
Tampere
— 1 night
3
Turku
— 2 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.
Popular historic sites such as Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Helsinki Cathedral are in your itinerary. Get a sense of the local culture at Temppeliaukio Church and Kamppi Chapel of Silence. And it doesn't end there: get a taste of the local shopping with Old Market Hall, stroll through Hietaranta Beach, browse the different shops at Flamingo Entertainment Center, and take a stroll through Ullanlinna.

For photos, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Helsinki online holiday planner.

Dhaka City, Bangladesh to Helsinki is an approximately 17-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone changes from India Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time, which is usually a -3.5 hour difference. In September, daytime highs in Helsinki are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Tampere.

Things to do in Helsinki

Outdoors Parks Beaches

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 see reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, 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 °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) early enough to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Tampere

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

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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, thenwork 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, thenstep into the grandiose world of Turku Castle, and then browse the collection at Turku City Library.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read our Turku trip planning site.

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

Things to do in Turku

Outdoors Parks Beaches

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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