15 days in Turku & Helsinki Itinerary

15 days in Turku & Helsinki Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Finland sightseeing planner

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Make it your trip
Drive to Memmingen Allgau Airport, Fly to Turku Airport
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Turku
— 6 nights
Drive
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Helsinki
— 8 nights
Fly

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Turku

— 6 nights
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 Lenholm Conservation Area. Visit Turku Castle and St Henry's Ecumenical Art Chappel for their historical value. Venture out of the city with trips to Kurjenrahka National Park (in Poytya), Old Rauma (in Rauma) and Tulliniemi Nature Path (in Hanko). There's much more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Turku Cathedral, grab your bike and head to Bike Rental - by Carfield, learn about all things military at Forum Marinum Maritime Centre, and contemplate the long history of Kuusisto Manor.

For other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Turku day trip planner.

Munich, Germany to Turku is an approximately 15.5-hour combination of car and flight. You can also drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Munich to Turku. Expect little chillier 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) to allow time to drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Turku

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Museums

Side Trips

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Helsinki

— 8 nights

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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and Nuuksio National Park. Temppeliaukio Church and Cathedral of Porvoo will appeal to history buffs. Venture out of the city with trips to Porvoo Old Town (in Porvoo), Laurinmaki Crofter's Museum (in Janakkala) and Arboretum Mustila (in Elimaki). The adventure continues: step into the grandiose world of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), appreciate the extensive heritage of The Esplanadi Park, and admire the landmark architecture of Johannes Church.

To see more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Helsinki trip planner.

Traveling by car from Turku to Helsinki takes 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 up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks · Wildlife · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 4 — 12: