10 days in Turku & Helsinki Itinerary

10 days in Turku & Helsinki Itinerary

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10 days in Turku & Helsinki Itinerary

Start: Dublin
Fly:  8​h 30​min
1
Turku
— 2 nights
2
Helsinki
— 6 nights
Fly:  6​h
End: Dublin

2
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
When in Turku, make a side trip to see Teijo national park in Pernio, approximately 1h 20 min away. Next up on the itinerary: explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle, stroll through The Archipelago Trail, make a splash at JukuPark Turku, and steep yourself in history at Turku Cathedral.

To see ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Turku trip builder website .

Dublin, Ireland to Turku is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time to Eastern European Time is 2 hours. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Dublin in April; daily highs in Turku reach 9°C and lows reach -1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) so you can go by car to Helsinki.

Things to do in Turku

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

Teijo national park
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The Archipelago Trail ©
The Archipelago Trail
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Kupittaa Park ©
Kupittaa Park

6
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.
Get out of town with these interesting Helsinki side-trips: Sipoonkorven Kansallispuisto (in Vantaa) and Nuuksio National Park (in Espoo). Pack the 22nd (Mon) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. Next up on the itinerary: brush up on your military savvy at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, tour the pleasant surroundings at The Esplanadi Park, admire the masterpieces at Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kamppi Chapel of Silence.

To find other places to visit and more tourist information, you can read our Helsinki trip planner .

Traveling by car from Turku to Helsinki takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. April in Helsinki sees daily highs of 9°C and lows of 0°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Sipoonkorven Kansallispuisto, Nuuksio National Park
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Rock Church ©
Rock Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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