14 days in Helsinki, Turku & Mikkeli Itinerary

14 days in Helsinki, Turku & Mikkeli Itinerary

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Helsinki
— 3 nights
Drive
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Turku
— 3 nights
Drive
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Mikkeli
— 7 nights
Drive

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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.
Attractions like Temppeliaukio Church and Sea Fortress Suomenlinna make great kid-friendly stops. Pack the 8th (Wed) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. There's still lots to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), kick back and relax at Hietaranta Beach, and stroll around Sibelius Monument.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Helsinki holiday planning tool.

If you are flying in from Israel, the closest major aiports are Helsinki Vantaa Airport, Turku Airport and Tampere-Pirkkala Airport. In August, daily temperatures in Helsinki can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks · Historic Sites · Theme Parks · Beaches
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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.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Sat): take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral, then examine the collection at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo, then explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle, and finally get your game on at Moomin World. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the landmark architecture of Kuusisto Manor, then brush up on your military savvy at Forum Marinum Maritime Centre, then get engrossed in the history at Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, and finally get lost in a book at Turku City Library.

To see other places to visit, maps, photos, and other tourist information, read our Turku online tour planner.

Traveling by car from Helsinki to Turku takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 23°C in August, and nighttime lows around 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Mikkeli.

Things to do in Turku

Museums · Historic Sites · Fun & Games

Side Trips

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Turku Castle ©
Castle
Turku Castle
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Turku Cathedral ©
Religious Site
Turku Cathedral
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Mikkeli

Mikkeli is a town and municipality in Finland. Bring the kids along to Repovesi National Park and Mikkeli Cathedral. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Mikkeli: Kerimaki Church (in Kerimaki), Savonlinna (Olavinlinna Castle & Savonlinna Provincial Museum) and Tykkimaki Amusement Park (in Kouvola). And it doesn't end there: make a trip to Viewing Platform in Puumala, see the interesting displays at Lappeenranta Fortress, take in the dramatic scenery at Imatra Waterfall, and contemplate the waterfront views at Saimaa Canal.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Mikkeli tour builder app.

You can drive from Turku to Mikkeli in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of flight and train. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in August, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) early enough to go by car back home.

Things to do in Mikkeli

Parks · Nature · Theme Parks · Museums

Side Trips

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Repovesi National Park ©
National Park
Repovesi National Park
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