8 days in Helsinki, Turku & Tampere Itinerary

8 days in Helsinki, Turku & Tampere Itinerary

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Helsinki
— 3 nights
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Turku
— 2 nights
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Tampere
— 2 nights

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Helsinki

Helsinki ©

Daughter of the Baltic

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.
Pack the 25th (Wed) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. The adventure continues: admire the landmark architecture of Temppeliaukio Church, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Korkeasaaren Elaintarha, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Helsinki trip planner.

Manchester, UK to Helsinki is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of train, bus, and ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from Manchester to Helsinki is 2 hours. July in Helsinki sees daily highs of 25°C and lows of 15°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Turku.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites · Theme Parks · Parks · Museums
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Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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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 26th (Thu): get your game on at Moomin World, tour the pleasant surroundings at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, then see the interesting displays at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo, and finally browse the collection at Turku City Library. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 27th (Fri): take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral, then steep yourself in history at Abo Akademi, then get engrossed in the history at Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, and finally step into the grandiose world of Turku Castle.

To see photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Turku trip planner.

You can drive from Helsinki to Turku in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. July in Turku sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) so you can drive to Tampere.

Things to do in Turku

Museums · Historic Sites · Fun & Games · Spas

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jul 25 — 27:
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo ©
Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral

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Tampere

Tampere ©

Manchester of the North

Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Sat): find something for the whole family at Sarkanniemi Theme Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Vanha Kirkko, then take in panoramic vistas at Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower, then kick back and relax at Suolijarvi Beach, and finally take in the views from Hameensilta.

For traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Tampere trip itinerary builder site.

Getting from Turku to Tampere by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Tampere can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks · Museums · Childrens Museums · Theme Parks
Find places to stay Jul 27 — 29:
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Sarkanniemi Theme Park ©
Sarkanniemi Theme Park
Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower ©
Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower
Vanha Kirkko ©
Vanha Kirkko

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