14 days in Turku & Helsinki Itinerary

14 days in Turku & Helsinki Itinerary

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14 days in Turku & Helsinki Itinerary

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

5
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Turku: Louhisaari Manor (in Askainen) and Rauma Water Tower (in Rauma). There's much more to do: step into the grandiose world of Turku Castle, see the interesting displays at Kylamaki Village of Living History, take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral, and tour the pleasant surroundings at The Archipelago Trail.

To see where to stay, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, use the Turku road trip planning site .

Sofia, Bulgaria to Turku is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. You can also drive. Traveling from Sofia in September, expect Turku to be a bit cooler, temps between 18°C and 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Turku

Parks Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Naantali, Louhisaari Manor, Rauma Water Tower
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The Archipelago Trail ©
The Archipelago Trail
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Moomin World ©
Moomin World

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.
Step out of Helsinki with an excursion to Nuuksio National Park in Espoo--about 48 minutes away. There's lots more to do: brush up on your military savvy at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, take in the spiritual surroundings of Temppeliaukion Church, find something for the whole family at Linnanmaki Amusement Park, and make a trip to Senate Square.

For where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Helsinki trip itinerary builder tool .

Traveling by car from Turku to Helsinki takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. September in Helsinki sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 8°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

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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