14 days in Turku & Helsinki Itinerary

14 days in Turku & Helsinki Itinerary

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Turku
— 4 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.
Get in touch with nature at Teijo National Park and Kurjenrahka National Park. Get some cultural insight at Turku Castle and The Church of the Holy Cross. Step out of Turku to go to Rauma and see Old Rauma, which is approximately 1h 25 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 · Wildlife · Nature · Outdoors

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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.
Take a break from the city and head to Nuuksio National Park and Hietaranta Beach. Get some cultural insight at Temppeliaukio Church and Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum. Step out of Helsinki to go to Siltakyla and see Valkmusa National Park, which is approximately 1h 45 min away. Pack the 14th (Tue) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. The adventure continues: step into the grandiose world of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, stroll around The Esplanadi Park, kick back and relax at Aurinkolahti Beach, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Kamppi Chapel of Silence.

To see traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, use the Helsinki vacation planning tool.

You can drive from Turku to Helsinki in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or fly. In August, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks · Nature · Theme Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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