5 days in Turku & Helsinki Itinerary

5 days in Turku & Helsinki Itinerary

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5 days in Turku & Helsinki Itinerary

London
Fly:  12​h
Turku
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h
Helsinki
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h 15​min
London

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Wed): get lost in a book at Turku City Library, gain insight at Turku Cathedral, then explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle, and finally have fun at Moomin World.

To find reviews, photos, maps, and more tourist information, read our Turku online trip maker .

London, UK to Turku is an approximately 12-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference when traveling from London to Turku is 2 hours. Expect slightly colder evenings in Turku when traveling from London in August, with lows around 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can go by car to Helsinki.

Things to do in Turku

#Historic Sites, #Fun & Games, #Museums

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Moomin World
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Moomin World ©
Moomin World

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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.
Pack the 10th (Fri) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. Next up on the itinerary: learn about all things military at Fortress of Suomenlinna, take in the spiritual surroundings of Rock Church, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, and make a trip to Senate Square.

For ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Helsinki trip planning site .

Getting from Turku to Helsinki by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

#Historic Sites, #Theme Parks, #Parks
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Fortress of Suomenlinna ©
Fortress of Suomenlinna
Rock Church ©
Rock Church
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Helsinki Cathedral

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