3 days in Finland Itinerary

3 days in Finland Itinerary

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3 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Stockholm
Fly:  3​h
1
Helsinki
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
2
Turku
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h 45​min
End: Stockholm


1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Thu): get engrossed in the history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and then learn about all things military at Fortress of Suomenlinna. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Fri): admire the masterpieces at Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma, then admire the landmark architecture of Rock Church, then explore the world behind art at Kansallisgalleria, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral.

For where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Helsinki trip itinerary planning tool .

Stockholm, Sweden to Helsinki is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also ride a ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time to Eastern European Time is 1 hour. Expect a daytime high around 10°C in October, and nighttime lows around 1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) so you can go by car to Turku.

Things to do in Helsinki

Museums Historic Sites
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Rock Church ©
Rock Church

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Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sat): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Turku Cathedral, kick back and relax at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, and then step into the grandiose world of Turku Castle.

To find maps, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Turku online trip itinerary maker .

Traveling by car from Helsinki to Turku takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 10°C in October, and nighttime lows around 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Turku

Historic Sites Museums Spas
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna ©
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna

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