11 days in Turku & Helsinki Itinerary

11 days in Turku & Helsinki Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Tel Aviv
Fly:  13 h
1
Turku
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
2
Helsinki
— 8 nights
Fly:  7 h 30 min
End: Tel Aviv

1
night
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Sun): identify plant and animal life at Vepsa Island and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Kurjenrahka National Park. Keep things going the next day: trek along The Archipelago Trail, thenget your game on at Moomin World, and then kick back and relax at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna.

To see maps, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Turku route planner.

Tel Aviv, Israel to Turku is an approximately 11-hour flight. While traveling from Tel Aviv, expect slightly colder days and much colder nights in Turku, ranging from highs of 23°C to lows of 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Helsinki.

Things to do in Turku

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Kurjenrahka National Park, Moomin World
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Kurjenrahka National Park ©
Kurjenrahka National Park
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna ©
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna
Vepsa Island ©
Vepsa Island

8
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.
You'll get in some beach time at Aurinkolahti Beach and Hietaranta Beach. Escape the urban bustle at Nuuksio National Park and Pihlajasaari Recreational Park. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Helsinki: Sibelius Hall (in Lahti) and Valkmusa National Park (in Siltakyla). Pack the 22nd (Wed) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the long history of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, admire the landmark architecture of Temppeliaukio Church, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kamppi Chapel of Silence.

To find reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Helsinki journey planner.

You can drive from Turku to Helsinki in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or fly. In August in Helsinki, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Nature Shopping

Side Trips

Flamingo Entertainment Center, Sibelius Hall, Valkmusa National Park, Nuuksio National Park
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Nuuksio National Park ©
Nuuksio National Park
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum

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