9 days in Tampere, Turku & Helsinki Region Itinerary

9 days in Tampere, Turku & Helsinki Region Itinerary

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Route & dates

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

1
night
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 2nd (Fri): get in on the family fun at Sarkanniemi Theme Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tampereen Tuomiokirkko, see the interesting displays at Vapriikin Museokeskus, thenwalk around Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower, and finally identify plant and animal life at Hatanpaa Arboretum.

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Sydney, Australia to Tampere is an approximately 26-hour flight. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET), which is usually a -8 hour difference. In August in Tampere, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) early enough to go by car to Turku.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Museums Theme Parks
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Sarkanniemi Theme Park ©
Sarkanniemi Theme Park
Hatanpaa Arboretum ©
Hatanpaa Arboretum
Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower ©
Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower

2
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
On the 4th (Sun), get your game on at Moomin World, thenstep into the grandiose world of Turku Castle, thenexamine the collection at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral. On your second day here, get lost in a book at Turku City Library, thenwander the streets of Naantali Old Town, and then hike along The Archipelago Trail.

To see reviews, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Turku trip planner.

Drive from Tampere to Turku in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Turku are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) so you can drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

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

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 8th (Thu) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. And it doesn't end there: admire the landmark architecture of Temppeliaukio Church, make a trip to Senate Square, stroll around Observatory Hill Park, and tour the pleasant surroundings at The Esplanadi Park.

To see other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read our Helsinki trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Turku to Helsinki takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. Expect a daytime high around °C in August, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

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

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