11 days in Helsinki & Turku Itinerary

11 days in Helsinki & Turku Itinerary

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1
Helsinki
— 7 nights
2
Turku
— 3 nights

7
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Navy Jerry's, Kontiki Finland - Experiences in Finland, Liberty or Death, and other attractions you added. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Hakaniemi Market and Brunberg Candy Factory Shop. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Helsinki: Nuuksio National Park (in Espoo), Porvoo (Porvoo Old Town, Cathedral of Porvoo, &more) and Laurinmaki Crofter's Museum (in Janakkala). And it doesn't end there: steep yourself in history at The Aalto House, pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum (Luonnontieteellinen Museo), and look for all kinds of wild species at Arboretum Mustila.

To find ratings and tourist information, refer to the Helsinki trip planner.

If you are flying in from United States, the closest major aiport is Helsinki Vantaa Airport. In August, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Helsinki

Museums Parks Nightlife

Side Trips

Porvoo, Kotka, Vantaa, Nuuksio National Park, Arboretum Mustila
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Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna

3
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Turku Medieval Market has been added to your itinerary. On the 8th (Sun), take in a show at Turku Medieval Market, get to know the fascinating history of Old Rauma, thenexamine the collection at Louhisaari Manor, and finally step into the grandiose world of Turku Castle. On the 9th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at Kylamaki Village of Living History, take an in-depth tour of Ett Hem Museum, thencontemplate the long history of Turku Cathedral, thenadmire the striking features of St Henry's Ecumenical Art Chappel, and finally get engrossed in the history at Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova.

To see more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Turku trip itinerary builder tool.

Traveling by car from Helsinki to Turku takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. September in Turku sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Tue) to allow time for the car ride back home.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Historic Sites Nightlife

Side Trips

Nagu Church, Old Rauma, Louhisaari Manor
Find places to stay Sep 7 — 10:
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Old Rauma ©
Old Rauma
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral

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