9 days in Tampere, Turku & Helsinki Region Itinerary

9 days in Tampere, Turku & Helsinki Region Itinerary

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Tampere
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Turku
— 2 nights
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Espoo
— 2 nights
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Porvoo
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Helsinki
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Tampere

Manchester of the North

Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Wed): examine the collection at The Car Museum of Vehoniemi (Vehoniemen automuseo), take in the spiritual surroundings of Tampereen Tuomiokirkko, then see the interesting displays at The Finnish Labour Museum Werstas, then see the interesting displays at Tampere City Library, Metso, and finally get engrossed in the history at Emil Aaltosen Museo.

For traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Tampere visit planning tool.

Turku to Tampere is an approximately 2-hour car ride. You can also drive; or take a train; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Tampere are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) early enough to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Tampere

Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jul 16 — 17:

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Turku

Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
On the 18th (Thu), explore the galleries of Turku Castle, then see the interesting displays at Kylamaki Village of Living History, then examine the collection at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Turku Cathedral. On the 19th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Archangel Michael's church, see the interesting displays at Louhisaari Manor, then take an in-depth tour of Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, and finally get engrossed in the history at Ett Hem Museum.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Turku trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

You can drive from Tampere to Turku in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or 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 19th (Fri) so you can go by car to Espoo.

Things to do in Turku

Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jul 17 — 19:

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Espoo

Espoo is the second largest city and municipality in Finland. Kick off your visit on the 20th (Sat): tee off at Hirsala Golf and then tee off at Tapiola Golf. On the 21st (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: identify plant and animal life at Laajalahti Nature Reserve, get answers to all your questions at Haltia, then admire the striking features of Hvittrask, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Kirkkonummen kirkko.

For maps and more tourist information, read our Espoo trip planner.

Traveling by car from Turku to Espoo takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July in Espoo, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 14°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) early enough to drive to Porvoo.

Things to do in Espoo

Outdoors · Golf · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jul 19 — 21:

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Porvoo

Porvoo, one of Finland's oldest and prettiest towns, boasts cobbled streets, famous red-brick warehouses, and a charming river.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Mon): see the interesting displays at Porvoo Museum/Holm House, look for gifts at Pieni Suklaatehdas, admire the striking features of Cathedral of Porvoo, then revel in the low prices at Brunberg Candy Factory Shop, and finally take an in-depth tour of Postbacken - Postimaki.

To find maps, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Porvoo trip itinerary planning site.

Traveling by car from Espoo to Porvoo takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in July, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) so you can drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Porvoo

Museums · Shopping · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jul 21 — 22:

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Helsinki

Daughter of the Baltic

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 23rd (Tue), explore the world behind art at Kansallisgalleria, admire the landmark architecture of Temppeliaukio Church, then browse the exhibits of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, then steep yourself in history at The Aalto House, and finally explore the galleries of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna. On the 24th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the striking landscape of Sipoonkorven Kansallispuisto.

For maps, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Helsinki road trip planning website.

You can drive from Porvoo to Helsinki in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In July, daily temperatures in Helsinki can reach 25°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) to allow time to drive back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Historic Sites

Side Trip

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