2 days in Helsinki & Turku Itinerary

2 days in Helsinki & Turku Itinerary

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2 days in Helsinki & Turku Itinerary

Start: Helsinki
1
Helsinki
— 1 day
Drive:  2​h
2
Turku
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
End: Helsinki

1
day
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.
On the 10th (Wed), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Rock Church, pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, then don't miss a visit to Senate Square, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), and finally learn about all things military at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna.

For traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Helsinki trip maker tool .

If you are flying in from United States, the closest major airport is Helsinki Vantaa Airport. In April in Helsinki, expect temperatures between 47°F during the day and 32°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Turku.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Museums
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Rock Church ©
Rock Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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night
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Thu): tour the pleasant surroundings at The Archipelago Trail, then explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle, and then gain insight at Turku Cathedral.

For where to stay, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Turku trip builder app .

Drive from Helsinki to Turku in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 46°F in April, and nighttime lows around 30°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) so you can go by car back home.

Things to do in Turku

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The Archipelago Trail ©
The Archipelago Trail
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral

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