8 days in Tampere & Helsinki Itinerary

8 days in Tampere & Helsinki Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Detroit
Fly:  17 h 45 min
1
Tampere
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 30 min
2
Helsinki
— 5 nights
Fly:  15 h 45 min
End: Detroit

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 11th (Sat): take in panoramic vistas at Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower, then pause for some serene contemplation at Aleksanterin Kirkko, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Rauhaniemi Beach. Keep things going the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Suolijarvi Beach, then view the masterpieces at Laukko Manor, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pyhan Birgitan kirkko.

To find photos, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read our Tampere itinerary maker app.

Detroit, USA to Tampere is an approximately 20.5- hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Detroit to Tampere is 7 hours. Traveling from Detroit in August, expect Tampere to be slightly colder, temps between 68°F and 50°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Pyhan Birgitan kirkko, Laukko Manor
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Rauhaniemi Beach ©
Rauhaniemi Beach
Laukko Manor ©
Laukko Manor
Aleksanterin Kirkko ©
Aleksanterin Kirkko

5
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 Temppeliaukio Church are in your itinerary. Take a break from the city and head to Nuuksio National Park and Aurinkolahti Beach. The adventure continues: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kamppi Chapel of Silence, step off the mainland to explore Pihlajasaari Recreational Park, and steep yourself in history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum.

For maps, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, use the Helsinki online journey planner.

Getting from Tampere to Helsinki by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 69°F in August, and nighttime lows around 53°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Nuuksio National Park
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church

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