9 days in Helsinki & Tampere Itinerary

9 days in Helsinki & Tampere Itinerary

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Helsinki
— 5 nights
2
Tampere
— 3 nights

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.
Pack the 19th (Sun) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. And it doesn't end there: take in the spiritual surroundings of Temppeliaukio Church, don't miss a visit to Senate Square, explore the historical opulence of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, and browse the eclectic array of goods at Market Square Kauppatori.

For other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Helsinki online itinerary planner.

Copenhagen, Denmark to Helsinki is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and ferry; or do a combination of train and ferry. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Copenhagen to Helsinki due to the time zone difference. In July in Helsinki, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 15°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) so you can go by car to Tampere.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites · Theme Parks · Parks
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Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

3
nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Change things up with these side-trips from Tampere: Holy Cross Church (in Parola) and Visavuori (in Valkeakoski). Pack the 23rd (Thu) with family-friendly diversions at Sarkanniemi Theme Park. And it doesn't end there: look for all kinds of wild species at Hatanpaa Arboretum, contemplate the long history of Amuri Museum of Workers' Housing, pause for some serene contemplation at Finlayson Church, and enjoy breathtaking views from Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Tampere attractions planner.

You can drive from Helsinki to Tampere in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks · Museums · Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Holy Cross Church, Visavuori
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Sarkanniemi Theme Park ©
Sarkanniemi Theme Park
Hatanpaa Arboretum ©
Hatanpaa Arboretum
Holy Cross Church ©
Holy Cross Church

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