15 days in Turku & Helsinki Itinerary

15 days in Turku & Helsinki Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Munich
Fly:  8 h 15 min
1
Turku
— 6 nights
Drive:  2 h
2
Helsinki
— 8 nights
Fly:  6 h
End: Munich

6
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Step out of the city life by going to Teijo National Park and Kurjenrahka National Park. Visit Turku Castle and Old Rauma for their historical value. Venture out of the city with trips to Lenholm Conservation Area (in Pargas) and Tulliniemi Nature Path (in Hanko). The adventure continues: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Turku Cathedral, explore the landscape on two wheels at Bike Rental - by Carfield, brush up on your military savvy at Forum Marinum Maritime Centre, and admire the striking features of St Henry's Ecumenical Art Chappel.

To find other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read Turku driving holiday app.

Munich, Germany to Turku is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Munich to Turku due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Munich in August: highs in Turku hover around 23°C, while lows dip to 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) early enough to drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Turku

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Lenholm Conservation Area, Teijo National Park, Tulliniemi Nature Path, Naantali Old Town, Kuusisto Manor
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Old Rauma ©
Old Rauma
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral

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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and The Aalto House. Temppeliaukio Church and Cathedral of Porvoo will appeal to history buffs. Venture out of the city with trips to Arboretum Mustila (in Elimaki), Porvoo Old Town (in Porvoo) and Nuuksio National Park (in Espoo). There's lots more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum (Luonnontieteellinen Museo), and admire the striking features of Johannes Church.

For where to stay, reviews, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Helsinki itinerary planner.

Drive from Turku to Helsinki in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In September, daytime highs in Helsinki are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites

Side Trips

Porvoo, Espoo, Lemmenlaakson luonnonsuojelualue, Evo Hiking Area, Laurinmaki Crofter's Museum
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Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum
Nuuksio National Park ©
Nuuksio National Park
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna

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