14 days in Turku & Helsinki Region Itinerary

14 days in Turku & Helsinki Region Itinerary

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14 days in Turku & Helsinki Region Itinerary

Start: Copenhagen
Fly:  5​h 15​min
Turku
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
Espoo
— 7 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
Loviisa
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h 30​min
End: Copenhagen

4
days
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Moomin World and Teijo national park. Step off the beaten path and head to The Archipelago Trail and Naantali Church. Go for a jaunt from Turku to Poytya to see Kurjenrahka National Park about 56 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: get in on the family fun at Vaski Adventure Island, enjoy some diversion at Adventure Park, head off the coast to Vepsa Island, and deepen your understanding at Turku Cathedral.

For more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Turku trip planner.

Copenhagen, Denmark to Turku is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time (CET) to Eastern European Time (EET) is 1 hour. In July, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) so you can go by car to Espoo.

Things to do in Turku

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Nature

Side Trips

Naantali, Kurjenrahka National Park, Teijo national park
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Moomin World ©
Moomin World
Kurjenrahka National Park ©
Kurjenrahka National Park
The Archipelago Trail ©
The Archipelago Trail

7
days
Espoo

Espoo ©
Espoo is the second largest city and municipality in Finland. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at The Swimming Stadium and Ekenas Archipelago National Park. Kids will appreciate attractions like Hietaranta Beach and Linnanmaki Amusement Park. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Espoo: Helsinki (Flytour XD Helsinki, Hakaniemi Market, & more). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the waterfront views at Kaitalampi, see the interesting displays at Vantaa Art Museum, admire the masterpieces at Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma, and pause for some photo ops at Sibelius Monument.

To see reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Espoo online trip itinerary maker .

Traveling by car from Turku to Espoo takes 2 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. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) so you can travel to Loviisa.

Things to do in Espoo

#Parks, #Theme Parks, #Nature

Side Trips

Helsinki, Vantaa, Ekenas Archipelago National Park
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Sibelius Monument ©
Sibelius Monument
Kaitalampi ©
Kaitalampi
The Swimming Stadium ©
The Swimming Stadium

2
days
Loviisa

Loviisa ©
Loviisa is a municipality and town of inhabitants on the southern coast of Finland. Start off your visit on the 19th (Fri): take a leisurely stroll along Laivasilta, pause for some serene contemplation at Loviisan kirkko, then revel in the low prices at Brunberg Candy Factory Shop, then make a trip to Porvoo Old Town, and finally contemplate the long history of The Runeberg Home. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: experience rural life at Bosgard Organic Farm, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Porvoo, then look for gifts at Willatar, and finally have fun at Porvoo Swimming Pool.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Loviisa itinerary planning site .

Traveling by car from Espoo to Loviisa takes 1.5 hours. July in Loviisa sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Loviisa

#Historic Sites, #Fun & Games, #Shopping

Side Trip

Porvoo
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Cathedral of Porvoo ©
Cathedral of Porvoo
Porvoo Old Town ©
Porvoo Old Town
Loviisan kirkko ©
Loviisan kirkko

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