22 days in Turku & Helsinki Region Itinerary

22 days in Turku & Helsinki Region Itinerary

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Start: Lahore
Fly:  19 h 45 min
1
Turku
— 11 nights
Drive:  2 h
2
Helsinki
— 9 nights
Fly:  18 h
End: Lahore

11
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Turku: Pargas (Pargas Lime Stone Quarry, Pargas / Parainen Local History Museum, &more), Pori (Pori Art Museum, Juselius Mausoleum, &more) and Rauma (The Old Town Hall Museum, Old Rauma, &more). There's lots more to do: step into the grandiose world of Turku Castle, stroll through The Archipelago Trail, admire the natural beauty at Turku University Botanical Garden, and examine the collection at Kylamaki Village of Living History.

For where to stay, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Turku holiday planner.

Lahore, Pakistan to Turku is an approximately 20-hour flight. The time zone changes from Pakistan Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time, which is usually a -3 hour difference. Traveling from Lahore in September, expect Turku to be much colder, temps between 18°C and 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Turku

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Rauma, Pargas, Pori, Naantali, Rosala
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The Archipelago Trail ©
The Archipelago Trail
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral

9
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.
Get out of town with these interesting Helsinki side-trips: Nuuksio National Park (in Espoo) and Sipoonkorven Kansallispuisto (in Vantaa). Pack the 26th (Thu) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. The adventure continues: explore the historical opulence of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kamppi Chapel of Silence, and admire the striking features of Temppeliaukio Church.

For reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Helsinki trip itinerary builder tool.

You can drive from Turku to Helsinki in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or fly. In September in Helsinki, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 8°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Nuuksio National Park, Sipoonkorven Kansallispuisto
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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