3 days in Turku & Helsinki Itinerary

3 days in Turku & Helsinki Itinerary

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3 days in Turku & Helsinki Itinerary

Start: Philadelphia
Fly:  21​h
Turku
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h
Helsinki
— 1 night
+2
Fly + foot + train:  13​h 45​min
End: Philadelphia

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Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Sat): contemplate the long history of Turku Cathedral, take an in-depth tour of Turku Castle, and then view the masterpieces at Galleria Joella.

To see ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Turku day trip app .

Philadelphia, USA to Turku is an approximately 21-hour flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Eastern European Time, which is usually a 7 hour difference. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Philadelphia in August, with highs in Turku at 68°F and lows at 51°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Turku

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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Galleria Joella ©
Galleria Joella

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Sun): pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, make a trip to Senate Square, then learn about all things military at Fortress of Suomenlinna, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Rock Church.

For photos, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Helsinki trip itinerary planning site .

You can drive from Turku to Helsinki in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or fly. In August in Helsinki, expect temperatures between 69°F during the day and 53°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

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Fortress of Suomenlinna ©
Fortress of Suomenlinna
Rock Church ©
Rock Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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