13 days in Turku & Helsinki Itinerary

13 days in Turku & Helsinki Itinerary

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Turku
— 5 nights
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Helsinki
— 7 nights
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Turku

Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Go for a jaunt from Turku to Rauma to see Old Rauma about 1h 25 min away. There's still lots to do: explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle, explore the landscape on two wheels at Bike Rental - by Carfield, take an in-depth tour of Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, and examine the collection at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo.

To find other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Turku trip maker site.

Brussels, Belgium to Turku is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Brussels to Turku due to the time zone difference. In August in Turku, expect temperatures between 23°C during the day and 12°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) so you can go by car to Helsinki.

Things to do in Turku

Museums · Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Nuuksio National Park (in Espoo) and Porvoo Old Town (in Porvoo). Pack the 12th (Mon) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. There's lots more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Temppeliaukio Church, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kamppi Chapel of Silence, take an in-depth tour of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, and don't miss a visit to Senate Square.

For more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Helsinki trip planner.

Traveling by car from Turku to Helsinki takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in August, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks · Historic Sites · Theme Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

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