14 days in Turku & Helsinki Itinerary

14 days in Turku & Helsinki Itinerary

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Turku
— 5 nights
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Helsinki
— 8 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.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Laukko Manor and Turku Castle. Shop till you drop at Kauppakeskus Mylly and Galleria Joella. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Turku: Ruokapuoti Lumo (in Rauma), St Olaf's Church in Tyrvaa (in Sastamala) and Mathildedalin Kylapanimo (in Salo). There's much more to do: kick back and relax at Bellevue Beach, take a stroll through Naantali Old Town, take in the exciting artwork at Turun Taidehalli, and steep yourself in history at Turku Cathedral.

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Zagreb, Croatia to Turku is an approximately 13.5-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 · Outdoors · Beaches

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.
Shop till you drop at Galerie Forsblom and Sibelius Hall. Get some cultural insight at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Temppeliaukio Church. Get out of town with these interesting Helsinki side-trips: Kotka (Linden Esplanade & Art Gallery Merila), Porvoo (Riimikko & Nasin Kartanon Galleria) and Stromforsin Ruukki (in Ruotsinpyhtaa). There's still lots to do: take a stroll through Katajanokka, make a trip to The Esplanadi Park, 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 · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

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