9 days in Helsinki & Tampere Itinerary

9 days in Helsinki & Tampere Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Edinburgh
Fly:  5 h 45 min
1
Helsinki
— 6 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
2
Tampere
— 2 nights
Train + Fly:  7 h
End: Edinburgh

6
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.
Escape the urban bustle at Nuuksio National Park and Hiidenvuori. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and Porvoo Old Town. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Helsinki: Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area (in Kouvola) and Ekenas Archipelago National Park (in Raseborg). Pack the 23rd (Sun) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. And it doesn't end there: step into the grandiose world of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, admire the striking features of Temppeliaukio Church, test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, and get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum (Luonnontieteellinen Museo).

For more things to do and tourist information, read Helsinki trip itinerary maker.

Edinburgh, UK to Helsinki is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car, train, and bus; or do a combination of train, bus, and ferry. Traveling from Edinburgh to Helsinki, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. In June, daytime highs in Helsinki are 21°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) so you can drive to Tampere.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Hiidenvuori, Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area, Porvoo Old Town, Ekenas Archipelago National Park, Nuuksio National Park
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Nuuksio National Park ©
Nuuksio National Park
Hiidenvuori ©
Hiidenvuori
Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area ©
Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area

2
nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
On the 29th (Sat), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Seitsemisen Kansallispuisto. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 30th (Sun): identify plant and animal life at Hatanpaa Arboretum, thentake in panoramic vistas at Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower, thenexamine the collection at Vapriikin Museokeskus, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Tampereen Tuomiokirkko.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Tampere online visit planner.

Traveling by car from Helsinki to Tampere takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

Seitsemisen Kansallispuisto
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Hatanpaa Arboretum ©
Hatanpaa Arboretum
Seitsemisen Kansallispuisto ©
Seitsemisen Kansallispuisto
Vapriikin Museokeskus ©
Vapriikin Museokeskus

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