5 days in Finnish Archipelago & Helsinki Itinerary

5 days in Finnish Archipelago & Helsinki Itinerary

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5 days in Finnish Archipelago & Helsinki Itinerary

Prague
Fly:  11​h 15​min
Turku
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
Helsinki
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
Prague

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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 5th (Sat), get lost in a book at Turku City Library, explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle, see the interesting displays at Turku Biological Museum, then see the interesting displays at Luostarinmaki Handicrafts Museum, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Turku Cathedral.

To find ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Turku trip maker tool .

Prague, Czech Republic to Turku is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time to Eastern European Time is 1 hour. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Prague in May: high temperatures in Turku hover around 17°C and lows are around 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) so you can go by car to Helsinki.

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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
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Turku City Library

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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.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Sun): brush up on your military savvy at Fortress of Suomenlinna, take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), then make a trip to Senate Square, then pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, and finally take a stroll through Ullanlinna. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Mon): stroll through Korkeasaari Zoo, then admire the masterpieces at Kansallisgalleria, and then don't miss a visit to The Esplanadi Park.

Before you visit Helsinki, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Traveling by car from Turku to Helsinki takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. May in Helsinki sees daily highs of 18°C and lows of 7°C at night. On the 8th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

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

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