14 days in Turku & Helsinki Itinerary

14 days in Turku & Helsinki Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Tel Aviv
Fly:  13 h
1
Turku
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 h
2
Helsinki
— 8 nights
Fly:  7 h 30 min
End: Tel Aviv

4
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Get in touch with nature at Teijo National Park and Kurjenrahka National Park. Get some cultural insight at Turku Castle and Old Rauma. Step out of Turku to go to Rauma and see The Church of the Holy Cross, which is approximately 1h 15 min away. The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, step off the mainland to explore Vepsa Island, get engrossed in the history at Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, and hike along The Archipelago Trail.

To find ratings, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Turku attractions planner.

Tel Aviv, Israel to Turku is an approximately 11-hour flight. While traveling from Tel Aviv, expect little chillier days and much colder nights in Turku, ranging from highs of 23°C to lows of 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Turku

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Naantali, Rauma, Teijo National Park, Kurjenrahka National Park
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Kurjenrahka National Park ©
Kurjenrahka National Park
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Teijo National Park ©
Teijo National Park

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.
Take a break from the city and head to Nuuksio National Park and Valkmusa National Park. Relax by the water at Aurinkolahti Beach and Hietaranta Beach. Pack the 14th (Tue) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. There's still lots to do: admire the landmark architecture of Temppeliaukio Church, don't miss a visit to Senate Square, take a stroll through Ullanlinna, and browse the exhibits of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Helsinki trip builder site.

You can drive from Turku to Helsinki in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or fly. In August, daytime highs in Helsinki are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Nature Theme Parks

Side Trips

Flamingo Entertainment Center, Valkmusa National Park, Nuuksio National Park
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Nuuksio National Park ©
Nuuksio National Park
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church

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