8 days in Tampere & Helsinki Itinerary

8 days in Tampere & Helsinki Itinerary

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8 days in Tampere & Helsinki Itinerary

Start: London
Fly + train:  7​h 15​min
1
Tampere
— 3 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
2
Helsinki
— 4 nights
Fly:  6​h
End: London

3
nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Explore hidden gems such as Seitsemisen Kansallispuisto and Evo Hiking Area. Get outdoors at Hatanpaa Arboretum and Rauhaniemi Beach. There's still lots to do: take in panoramic vistas at Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower and kick back and relax at Riihiniemen Uimaranta.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Tampere trip planner.

London, UK to Tampere is an approximately 7.5-hour combination of flight and train. You can also fly; or do a combination of train, car, and ferry. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from London to Tampere. Traveling from London in June, Tampere is slightly colder at night with lows of 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) early enough to catch the train to Helsinki.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Evo Hiking Area, Seitsemisen Kansallispuisto
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Seitsemisen Kansallispuisto ©
Seitsemisen Kansallispuisto
Hatanpaa Arboretum ©
Hatanpaa Arboretum
Rauhaniemi Beach ©
Rauhaniemi Beach

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.
Explore hidden gems such as Arboretum Mustila and Bellevue Beach. Escape the urban bustle at Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area and Sipoonkorven Kansallispuisto. Go for a jaunt from Helsinki to Inkoo to see Fagervik Museum about 1h 05 min away. Next up on the itinerary: take an in-depth tour of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, browse the eclectic array of goods at Hakaniemi Market, pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Rock Church.

For where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Helsinki itinerary maker app .

Traveling by train from Tampere to Helsinki takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In June, plan for daily highs up to 21°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Fagervik Museum, Bellevue Beach, Arboretum Mustila, Sipoonkorven Kansallispuisto, Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Arboretum Mustila ©
Arboretum Mustila
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©

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