10 days in Helsinki Region & Turku Itinerary

10 days in Helsinki Region & Turku Itinerary

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Fly
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Helsinki
— 1 night
Drive
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Turku
— 4 nights
Drive
3
Loviisa
— 2 nights
Drive to Helsinki Vantaa Airport, Fly to Montreal / Pierre Elliott Trudeau International Airport

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Helsinki

Daughter of the Baltic

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 22nd (Mon), take a stroll through Katajanokka, wander the streets of Ullanlinna, then get engrossed in the history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, and finally explore the different monuments and memorials at Hietaniemi Cemetery. On your second day here, get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum (Luonnontieteellinen Museo), then test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, then explore the world behind art at Kansallisgalleria, and finally admire the striking features of Pohjolan toimitalo.

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Montreal, Canada to Helsinki is an approximately 14-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET) is 7 hours. April in Helsinki sees daily highs of 9°C and lows of 0°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) early enough to go by car to Turku.

Things to do in Helsinki

Museums · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Fun & Games
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4
nights
Turku

Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Step off the beaten path and head to Naantali Old Town and Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova. Get a sense of the local culture at Turku Castle and Archangel Michael's church. Get out of town with these interesting Turku side-trips: Bellevue Beach (in Hanko) and Bengtskar Lighthouse (in Rosala). There's still lots to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Turku Cathedral, enjoy the sand and surf at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, tour the pleasant surroundings at Vepsa Island, and take in the architecture and design of Abo Akademi.

To see more things to do, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, use the Turku trip itinerary builder app.

Traveling by car from Helsinki to Turku takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In April, plan for daily highs up to 9°C, and evening lows to -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) early enough to travel to Loviisa.

Things to do in Turku

Beaches · Outdoors · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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Naantali Old Town ©
Must see
Naantali Old Town
4.3
Turku Castle ©
Castle
Turku Castle
4.5
Turku Cathedral ©
Religious Site
Turku Cathedral
4.4

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Loviisa

Loviisa is a municipality and town of inhabitants on the southern coast of Finland. On the 28th (Sun), steep yourself in history at The Runeberg Home, get a taste of the local shopping with Nasin Kartanon Galleria, then admire the landmark architecture of Cathedral of Porvoo, then make a trip to Porvoo Old Town, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Loviisan kirkko. Keep things going the next day: get to know the fascinating history of Castle Hill and then see the interesting displays at Porvoo Museum/Holm House.

To see reviews, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Loviisa itinerary planning app.

Drive from Turku to Loviisa in 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around 8°C in April, and nighttime lows around -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Mon) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Loviisa

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping

Side Trip

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Cathedral of Porvoo ©
Architectural Building
Cathedral of Porvoo
4.3
The Runeberg Home ©
Historic Site
The Runeberg Home
4.6

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