14 days in Turku & Helsinki Itinerary

14 days in Turku & Helsinki Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Finland tour itinerary planner

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Turku
— 4 nights
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Helsinki
— 9 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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Turku Castle and Old Rauma. Appreciate the collections at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo and Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova. Explore Turku's surroundings by going to The Church of the Holy Cross (in Rauma), Kurjenrahka National Park (in Poytya) and ArtBank (in Pargas). The adventure continues: work off some steam at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, browse the collection at Turku City Library, have some family-friendly fun at Moomin World, and hike along The Archipelago Trail.

To find traveler tips, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read Turku trip itinerary builder tool.

Vienna, Austria to Turku is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Vienna to Turku. In July, Turku is a bit cooler than Vienna - with highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Helsinki.

Things to do in Turku

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trips

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Helsinki

— 9 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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali). Let the collections at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma capture your imagination. Go for a jaunt from Helsinki to Espoo to see Nuuksio National Park about 48 minutes away. Pack the 12th (Thu) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. And it doesn't end there: pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, admire the striking features of Temppeliaukio Church, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kamppi Chapel of Silence, and stop by Ullanlinna.

To find maps, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Helsinki trip planner.

Traveling by car from Turku to Helsinki takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. July in Helsinki sees daily highs of 25°C and lows of 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks · Theme Parks · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

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