9 days in Helsinki, Turku & Tampere Itinerary

9 days in Helsinki, Turku & Tampere Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Seattle
Fly:  15 h
1
Helsinki
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h
2
Turku
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
3
Tampere
— 2 nights
Fly:  22 h
End: Seattle

3
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 12th (Sun) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. The adventure continues: admire the landmark architecture of Temppeliaukio Church, get engrossed in the history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, explore the historical opulence of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali).

To find traveler tips, reviews, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Helsinki trip website.

Seattle, USA to Helsinki is an approximately 16-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Seattle to Helsinki is 10 hours. Traveling from Seattle in August, expect Helsinki to be little chillier, temps between 69°F and 53°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can go by car to Turku.

Things to do in Helsinki

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

2
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 15th (Wed): see the interesting displays at Turku Biological Museum, get engrossed in the history at Turku Castle, thenget your game on at Moomin World, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Naantali Church. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral, see the interesting displays at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo, thentour the pleasant surroundings at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, and finally get lost in a book at Turku City Library.

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Traveling by car from Helsinki to Turku takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In August, daily temperatures in Turku can reach 68°F, while at night they dip to 51°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) so you can go by car to Tampere.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Historic Sites Fun & Games

Side Trip

Naantali
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo ©
Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo

2
nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Fri): find something for the whole family at Sarkanniemi Theme Park.

To see reviews, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read our Tampere trip itinerary maker site.

You can drive from Turku to Tampere in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 68°F, and evening lows to 50°F. You'll have a few hours on the 18th (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Childrens Museums Zoos & Aquariums
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Sarkanniemi Theme Park ©
Sarkanniemi Theme Park
Hameensilta ©
Hameensilta

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