8 days in Kangasniemi & Tampere Itinerary

8 days in Kangasniemi & Tampere Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Helsinki
Drive:  3 h 30 min
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h
End: Helsinki


Kangasniemi ©
Kangasniemi is a municipality in the province of Eastern Finland and is part of the Southern Savonia region, Finland. Venture out of the city with trips to Joutsa (Leivonmaki National Park & Art Center Haihatus), Mantyharju (Mantyharju Church & Woikosken Automuseo) and Sysma (Kammiovuori Trail & Sysma Church). There's still lots to do: trek along Sinivuori Hiking trail, walk around Pirtin perinnepuisto, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Kangasniemi Church.

For maps, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Kangasniemi trip itinerary planning tool.

Helsinki to Kangasniemi is an approximately 3- hour car ride. In August in Kangasniemi, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 11°C at night. You will leave for Tampere on the 8th (Thu).

Things to do in Kangasniemi

Parks Trails Outdoors

Side Trips

Joutsa, Mantyharju, Sysma
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Leivonmaki National Park ©
Leivonmaki National Park
Pirtin perinnepuisto ©
Pirtin perinnepuisto
Sysma Church ©
Sysma Church


Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Fri): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tampereen Tuomiokirkko, get in on the family fun at Sarkanniemi Theme Park, and then contemplate the long history of Amuri Museum of Workers' Housing. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Sat): test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, step into the grandiose world of Hame Castle, then examine the collection at Vapriikin Museokeskus, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Tampere travel route planning site.

Traveling by car from Kangasniemi to Tampere takes 3 hours. In August, daytime highs in Tampere are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. On the 11th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Museums Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Hame Castle
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Sarkanniemi Theme Park ©
Sarkanniemi Theme Park
Room Escape Games
Hatanpaa Arboretum ©
Hatanpaa Arboretum