4 days in Helsinki & Turku Itinerary

4 days in Helsinki & Turku Itinerary

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4 days in Helsinki & Turku Itinerary

Start: Helsinki
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Helsinki
— 1 night
train:  2​h
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Turku
— 1 night
train:  2​h
3
Helsinki
— 1 night
End: Helsinki

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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.
On the 25th (Sat), take an in-depth tour of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, kick back and relax at Hietaranta Beach, then relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, and finally explore the world behind art at Design Museum.

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If you are flying in from Albania, the closest major airport is Helsinki Vantaa Airport. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in August, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) so you can drive to Turku.

Things to do in Helsinki

#Outdoors, #Beaches, #Parks
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Hietaranta Beach ©
Hietaranta Beach
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Spas & Wellness

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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.
On the 26th (Sun), browse the exhibits of Turku Castle, pause for some serene contemplation at Archangel Michael's church, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, then admire the masterpieces at Ett Hem Museum, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Turku Cathedral.

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Traveling by car from Helsinki to Turku takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 23°C in August, and nighttime lows around 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Turku

#Historic Sites, #Museums, #Outdoors
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Archangel Michael's church ©
Archangel Michael's church
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral

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Helsinki

Helsinki ©
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Mon): make a trip to Senate Square, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Porvoo, and then kick back and relax at Aurlahti Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum (Luonnontieteellinen Museo), then tour the pleasant surroundings at The Esplanadi Park, then take a stroll through Katajanokka, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali).

For maps, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read Helsinki driving holiday planner.

You can drive from Turku to Helsinki in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

#Parks, #Historic Sites, #Outdoors

Side Trips

Aurlahti Beach, Cathedral of Porvoo
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Aurlahti Beach ©
Aurlahti Beach
Katajanokka ©
Katajanokka

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