8 days in Tampere & Helsinki Itinerary

8 days in Tampere & Helsinki Itinerary

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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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Hatanpaa Arboretum and Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower. Step out of the city life by going to Seitsemisen Kansallispuisto and Riihiniemen Uimaranta. Go for a jaunt from Tampere to Hameenlinna to see Evo Hiking Area about 1h 25 min away. It doesn't end there: enjoy the sand and surf at Rauhaniemi Beach.

To see other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read Tampere tour planning app.

London, UK to Tampere is an approximately 8-hour combination of flight and train. You can also fly; or do a combination of car and train. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from London to Tampere due to the time zone difference. Traveling from London in June, plan for little chillier nights in Tampere, with lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

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

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.
Get outdoors at Arboretum Mustila and Bellevue Beach. Step off the beaten path and head to Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and Room Escape Games. Get out of town with these interesting Helsinki side-trips: Fagervik Museum (in Inkoo), Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area (in Kouvola) and Sipoonkorven Kansallispuisto (in Vantaa). The adventure continues: admire the striking features of Temppeliaukio Church, don't miss a visit to Hakaniemi Market, pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, and explore the historical opulence of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna.

To find traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read Helsinki itinerary planning website.

Drive from Tampere to Helsinki in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Helsinki are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Fagervik Museum, Bellevue Beach, Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area, Sipoonkorven Kansallispuisto, Arboretum Mustila
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Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Arboretum Mustila ©
Arboretum Mustila
Bellevue Beach ©
Bellevue Beach

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