8 days in Lakeland & Helsinki Itinerary

8 days in Lakeland & Helsinki Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Tampere
— 3 nights
2
Helsinki
— 4 nights

3
nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Sarkanniemi Theme Park and Vapriikin Museokeskus. There's much more to do: take in panoramic vistas at Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower, step off the mainland to explore Viikinsaari Island, stop by Alko, and enjoy the sand and surf at Rauhaniemi Beach.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Tampere online day trip planner.

London, UK to Tampere is an approximately 8-hour combination of flight and train. You can also do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from London to Tampere. In July, daytime highs in Tampere are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks · Museums · Zoos & Aquariums
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Sarkanniemi Theme Park ©
Sarkanniemi Theme Park
Rauhaniemi Beach ©
Rauhaniemi Beach
Vapriikin Museokeskus ©
Vapriikin Museokeskus

4
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.
Family-friendly places like Temppeliaukio Church and Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali) will thrill your kids. Pack the 1st (Wed) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. There's lots more to do: explore the historical opulence of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, tour the pleasant surroundings at Aurinkolahti Beach, get to know the fascinating history of The Esplanadi Park, and get to know the resident critters at Korkeasaaren Elaintarha.

For ratings, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Helsinki trip itinerary planning site.

Traveling by car from Tampere to Helsinki takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Helsinki are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks · Historic Sites · Theme Parks
Find places to stay Jul 30 — Aug 3:
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Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Linnanmaki Amusement Park ©
Linnanmaki Amusement Park
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna

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