10 days in Turku & Helsinki Itinerary

10 days in Turku & Helsinki Itinerary

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10 days in Turku & Helsinki Itinerary

Start: Shanghai
Fly:  22​h 30​min
1
Turku
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Helsinki
— 5 nights
Fly:  12​h 15​min
End: Shanghai

2
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Explore Turku's surroundings by going to Pargas Church (in Parainen) and Teijo national park (in Pernio). There's still lots to do: step into the grandiose world of Turku Castle, let the kids burn off some steam at Adventure Park, hike along The Archipelago Trail, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Turku Cathedral.

For more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Turku road trip planning website .

Tokyo, Japan to Turku is an approximately 25-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Japan Standard Time to Eastern European Time is minus 7 hours. Traveling from Tokyo in April, expect Turku to be much colder, temps between 9°C and -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Turku

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Teijo National Park, Pargas Church
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Teijo National Park ©
Teijo National Park
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
The Archipelago Trail ©
The Archipelago Trail

5
nights
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.
Go for a jaunt from Helsinki to Espoo to see Nuuksio National Park about 46 minutes away. Pack the 8th (Mon) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. There's lots more to do: learn about all things military at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, explore the world behind art at Kansallisgalleria, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kamppi Chapel of Silence, and appreciate the extensive heritage of The Esplanadi Park.

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You can drive from Turku to Helsinki in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In April in Helsinki, expect temperatures between 9°C during the day and 0°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Historic Sites Theme Parks

Side Trips

Nuuksio National Park, Vantaa Art Museum
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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