8 days in Tampere, Turku & Helsinki Region Itinerary

8 days in Tampere, Turku & Helsinki Region Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Tampere
— 2 nights
2
Turku
— 2 nights
3
Helsinki
— 3 nights

2
nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Wed): steep yourself in history at Amuri Museum of Workers' Housing. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Seitsemisen Kansallispuisto.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Tampere tour planning website.

Prague, Czech Republic to Tampere is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus, ferry, and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Prague to Tampere. Traveling from Prague in September, things will get slightly colder in Tampere: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Seitsemisen Kansallispuisto
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Seitsemisen Kansallispuisto ©
Seitsemisen Kansallispuisto
Amuri Museum of Workers' Housing ©
Amuri Museum of Workers' Housing
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko ©
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko

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nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Sat): take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral, trek along The Archipelago Trail, and then wander the streets of Naantali Old Town. Here are some ideas for day two: step off the mainland to explore Vepsa Island, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Archangel Michael's church, and then step into the grandiose world of Turku Castle.

To find photos, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Turku trip itinerary planning app.

Getting from Tampere to Turku by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Turku are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) so you can drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Turku

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Naantali Old Town
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The Archipelago Trail ©
The Archipelago Trail
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral

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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.
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum will appeal to museum buffs. Get some cultural insight at Temppeliaukio Church and Katajanokka. Step out of Helsinki to go to Espoo and see Nuuksio National Park, which is approximately 48 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, admire the masterpieces at Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma, take a stroll through Ullanlinna, and appreciate the extensive heritage of The Esplanadi Park.

For reviews, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Helsinki tour itinerary planner.

Drive from Turku to Helsinki in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In September in Helsinki, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Historic Sites Nature

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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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