6 days in Turku & Helsinki Itinerary

6 days in Turku & Helsinki Itinerary

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6 days in Turku & Helsinki Itinerary

Start: Brussels
Fly:  11​h 45​min
1
Turku
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h
2
Helsinki
— 4 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
End: Brussels

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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 5th (Sun): take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral, see the interesting displays at Luostarinmaki Handicrafts Museum, then explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle, and finally get lost in a book at Turku City Library.

To see photos and more tourist information, use the Turku road trip site .

Brussels, Belgium to Turku is an approximately 12-hour flight. You can also drive. Traveling from Brussels to Turku, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In August in Turku, expect temperatures between 23°C during the day and 12°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Turku

#Museums, #Historic Sites
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Turku City Library ©
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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and Porvoo Old Town. Pack the 8th (Wed) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. There's lots more to do: explore the galleries of Fortress of Suomenlinna, make a splash at The Swimming Stadium, test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral.

To see ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Helsinki trip itinerary builder app .

You can drive from Turku to Helsinki in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. August in Helsinki sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

#Theme Parks, #Historic Sites, #Museums

Side Trip

Porvoo Old Town
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Fortress of Suomenlinna ©
Fortress of Suomenlinna
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Rock Church ©
Rock Church

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