12 days in Turku & Helsinki Itinerary

12 days in Turku & Helsinki Itinerary

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Turku
— 4 nights
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Helsinki
— 7 nights
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Turku

— 4 nights
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Popular historic sites such as Turku Castle and Turku Cathedral are in your itinerary. Get in touch with nature at Teijo National Park and The Archipelago Trail. When in Turku, make a side trip to see VMB Fishing in Salo, approximately Salo away. The adventure continues: enjoy the sand and surf at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, hike along Bike Rental - by Carfield, get advice or help at Turku City Library, and admire the masterpieces at Turku Art Museum.

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Turku is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET) is 1 hour. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Amsterdam in December: high temperatures in Turku hover around 1°C and lows are around -4°C. You'll set off for Helsinki on the 23rd (Thu).

Things to do in Turku

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors · Nature

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Helsinki

— 7 nights

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.
Take a break from the city and head to Nuuksio National Park and Messila Ski Centre. Get some historical perspective at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Temppeliaukio Church. The adventure continues: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, go for a walk through Uutelan luontopolku, take a tour by water with Dive Finland Oy, and surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour.

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Drive from Turku to Helsinki in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. In December, plan for daily highs up to 3°C, and evening lows to -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) so you can fly back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Outdoors · Historic Sites · Parks · Tours

Side Trips

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