11 days in Helsinki, Turku & Tampere Itinerary

11 days in Helsinki, Turku & Tampere Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Finland trip itinerary planner

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Helsinki
— 4 nights
Drive
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Turku
— 2 nights
Drive
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Tampere
— 3 nights
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Helsinki

— 4 nights

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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Helsinki Cathedral. Explore Helsinki's surroundings by going to Bellevue Beach (in Hanko), Inkoon kirkko (in Inkoo) and Nuuksio National Park (in Espoo). The adventure continues: admire the landmark architecture of Temppeliaukio Church, see the interesting displays at Exhibition Centre WeeGee, get your game on at True VR, and get in on the family fun at Linnanmaki Amusement Park.

For photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Helsinki trip itinerary planning website.

Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam to Helsinki is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. You'll gain 5 hours traveling from Ho Chi Minh City to Helsinki due to the time zone difference. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from Ho Chi Minh City in January; daily highs in Helsinki reach -3°C and lows reach -9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks · Historic Sites · Theme Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Turku

— 2 nights
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
On your second day here, get engrossed in the history at Turku Castle, then have some family-friendly fun at Moomin World, and then test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms.

To see other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Turku trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Helsinki to Turku in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. January in Turku sees daily highs of -3°C and lows of -9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Tampere.

Things to do in Turku

Historic Sites · Fun & Games · Museums

Side Trip

Tampere

— 3 nights

Manchester of the North

Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Sarkanniemi Theme Park and Rauhaniemi Beach. Next up on the itinerary: test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, let little ones run wild at Duck Park (Sorsapuisto), stroll through Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower, and have some family-friendly fun at PortaaliVR.

To see reviews, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Tampere trip planning site.

You can drive from Turku to Tampere in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. January in Tampere sees daily highs of -5°C and lows of -12°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks · Museums · Childrens Museums · Theme Parks