10 days in Turku & Helsinki Itinerary

10 days in Turku & Helsinki Itinerary

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Route & dates

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 Teijo National Park (in Pernio) and Pargas Church (in Pargas). And it doesn't end there: explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle, get in on the excitement at Flowpark Turku, tour the pleasant surroundings at The Archipelago Trail, and walk around Kupittaa Park.

To see reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Turku sightseeing planner.

Shanghai, China to Turku is an approximately 21.5- hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 6 hours traveling from Shanghai to Turku. Expect colder temperatures when traveling from Shanghai in April; daily highs in Turku reach 9°C and lows reach -1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) early enough to go by car 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.
Change things up with a short trip to Nuuksio National Park in Espoo (about 48 minutes away). Pack the 8th (Mon) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. And it doesn't end there: pause for some serene contemplation at Temppeliaukio Church, explore the historical opulence of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, take an in-depth tour of The National Museum of Finland, and shop like a local with Market Square Kauppatori.

To see ratings, reviews, photos, and tourist information, use the Helsinki driving holiday site.

Traveling by car from Turku to Helsinki takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In April, daytime highs in Helsinki are 9°C, while nighttime lows are 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Historic Sites Theme Parks

Side Trips

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

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