14 days in Turku & Helsinki Itinerary

14 days in Turku & Helsinki Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Zagreb
Fly:  8 h
1
Turku
— 5 nights
Drive:  2 h
2
Helsinki
— 8 nights
Fly:  5 h 30 min
End: Zagreb

5
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Laukko Manor and Gallery A. Shop till you drop at Kauppakeskus Mylly and Galleria Joella. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Turku: Mathildedalin Kylapanimo (in Salo), St Olaf's Church in Tyrvaa (in Sastamala) and Ruokapuoti Lumo (in Rauma). There's much more to do: kick back and relax at Bellevue Beach, view the masterpieces at Photographic Centre Peri, step into the grandiose world of Turku Castle, and steep yourself in history at Turku Cathedral.

To find photos, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Turku online trip itinerary builder.

Zagreb, Croatia to Turku is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Zagreb to Turku. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Zagreb in October; daily highs in Turku reach 10°C and lows reach 1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) so you can go by car to Helsinki.

Things to do in Turku

Shopping Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Bellevue Beach, Mathildedalin Kylapanimo, Naantali Old Town, Laukko Manor, Kauppakeskus Mylly
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Kauppakeskus Mylly ©
Kauppakeskus Mylly
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Ett Hem Museum ©
Ett Hem Museum

8
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.
Shop till you drop at Galerie Forsblom and Market Square Kauppatori. Get some cultural insight at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Katajanokka. Get out of town with these interesting Helsinki side-trips: Kotka (Linden Esplanade & Art Gallery Merila), Stromforsin Ruukki (in Ruotsinpyhtaa) and Porvoo (Riimikko & Nasin Kartanon Galleria). There's still lots to do: admire the striking features of Temppeliaukio Church, visit Ullanlinna, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, and explore the world behind art at Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma.

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Drive from Turku to Helsinki in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 10°C in October, and nighttime lows around 1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Museums Shopping Historic Sites

Side Trips

Kotka, Porvoo, Stromforsin Ruukki, Hirsala Golf, Vantaa Art Museum
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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