13 days in Turku & Helsinki Itinerary

13 days in Turku & Helsinki Itinerary

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13 days in Turku & Helsinki Itinerary

Start: Brussels
Fly:  8​h 15​min
1
Turku
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Helsinki
— 7 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
End: Brussels

5
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Take a break from Turku with a short trip to Old Rauma in Rauma, about 1h 30 min away. There's still lots to do: get engrossed in the history at Turku Castle, delve into the distant past at Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, browse the collection at Turku City Library, and brush up on your military savvy at Forum Marinum Maritime Centre.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Turku online itinerary maker .

Brussels, Belgium to Turku is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Brussels to Turku is 1 hour. In August, plan for daily highs up to 23°C, and evening lows to 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Moomin World, Old Rauma
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Moomin World ©
Moomin World
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral

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.
Get out of town with these interesting Helsinki side-trips: Porvoo Old Town (in Porvoo) and Nuuksio National Park (in Espoo). Pack the 12th (Mon) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. Spend the 15th (Thu) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the long history of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), and admire the landmark architecture of Helsinki Central Railway Station.

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Drive from Turku to Helsinki in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In August, daily temperatures in Helsinki can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trips

Porvoo Old Town, Nuuksio National Park
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukion Church ©
Temppeliaukion Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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