9 days in Helsinki, Vantaa & Tampere Itinerary

9 days in Helsinki, Vantaa & Tampere Itinerary

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9 days in Helsinki, Vantaa & Tampere Itinerary

Start: Helsinki
1
Helsinki
— 2 nights
2
Helsinki
— 2 nights
Train:  30 min
3
Vantaa
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
4
Tampere
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
End: Helsinki

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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.
On the 20th (Tue), find your balance on the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, then admire nature's wide array of creatures at Helsinki Zoo, then get your game on at Labyrinth Games Room Escape, and finally contemplate the long history of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum. On your second day here, pause for some photo ops at Sibelius Park & Monument, get great views at Olympic Stadium (Olympiastadion), then meet the residents at SEA LIFE Helsinki, and finally test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms.

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

If you are flying in from Singapore, the closest major airport is Helsinki Vantaa Airport. In June, daytime highs in Helsinki are 21°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. You'll have a few hours on the 22nd (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling to Helsinki.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Fun & Games Zoos & Aquariums
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Labyrinth Games Room Escape ©
Labyrinth Games Room Escape
Korkeasaari Zoo ©
Korkeasaari Zoo
Room Escape Games

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Helsinki

Helsinki ©
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Thu): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kamppi Chapel, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temppeliaukion Church, then contemplate the long history of Fortress of Suomenlinna, and finally make a trip to Senate Square. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: find something for the whole family at Linnanmaki.

To find maps, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read Helsinki travel planner.

Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) so you can take a train to Vantaa.

Things to do in Helsinki

Theme Parks Historic Sites Museums
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Linnanmaki Amusement Park ©
Linnanmaki Amusement Park
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church

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Vantaa

Vantaa ©
Though technically its own city, Vantaa is considered by many to be a Helsinki suburb, and it is where most visitors land when they fly to Finland.
You've now added Serena Water Park to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 24th (Sat): don't miss a visit to Tuusula Church and then cool off at Serena Water Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Sun): make a trip to Porvoo Old Town, revel in the low prices at Brunberg Candy Factory Shop, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Porvoo, and finally engage your brain at Heureka, the Finnish Science Centre.

To find where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Vantaa trip itinerary planner.

Vantaa is just a stone's throw from Helsinki. In June, daytime highs in Vantaa are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) early enough to take a train to Tampere.

Things to do in Vantaa

Theme Parks Historic Sites Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Porvoo, Serena Water Park, Tuusula Church
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Serena Water Park ©
Serena Water Park
Heureka ©
Heureka
Porvoo Old Town ©
Porvoo Old Town

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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 26th (Mon): get in on the family fun at Sarkanniemi Theme Park. On your second day here, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tampere Old Church, take in the spiritual surroundings of Tampere Cathedral, examine the collection at Vapriikin Museokeskus, then contemplate the long history of Amuri Museum of Workers' Housing, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Pyynikki observation tower.

To see maps, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Tampere online itinerary creator.

You can take a train from Vantaa to Tampere in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and flight. In June, daytime highs in Tampere are 21°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. On the 28th (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Tampere

Museums Parks Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Ideapark
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Sarkanniemi Theme Park ©
Sarkanniemi Theme Park
Ideapark ©
Ideapark
Vapriikin Museokeskus ©
Vapriikin Museokeskus

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