11 days in Helsinki & Turku Itinerary

11 days in Helsinki & Turku Itinerary

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Helsinki
— 7 nights
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Turku
— 3 nights

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Helsinki

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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Helsinki: Sipoonkorven Kansallispuisto (in Vantaa) and Nuuksio National Park (in Espoo). The adventure continues: explore the historical opulence of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, make a trip to Senate Square, and take an in-depth tour of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum.

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If you are flying in from Ghana, the closest major aiports are Helsinki Vantaa Airport, Turku Airport and Tampere-Pirkkala Airport. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in September, and nighttime lows around 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) early enough to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trips

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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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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.
The Archipelago Trail has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 23rd (Mon): hike along The Archipelago Trail, see the interesting displays at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo, then take an in-depth tour of Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, then browse the different shops at Turun Kauppahalli, and finally browse the collection at Turku City Library. On your second day here, pause for some serene contemplation at The Church of the Holy Cross, then get to know the fascinating history of Old Rauma, then browse the exhibits of Turku Castle, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral.

To see more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Turku trip planner.

You can drive from Helsinki to Turku in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In September, daily temperatures in Turku can reach 18°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Wed) to allow time for the car ride back home.

Things to do in Turku

Museums · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trips

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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova ©
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova

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