3 days in Helsinki & Turku Itinerary

3 days in Helsinki & Turku Itinerary

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1
Helsinki
— 1 night
2
Turku
— 1 night

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 29th (Wed): take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, then pause for some serene contemplation at Temppeliaukio Church, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kamppi Chapel of Silence. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: browse the exhibits of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, then deepen your knowledge of military history at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, then don't miss a visit to Senate Square, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Helsinki Central Railway Station.

To find maps, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Helsinki online trip planner.

The Route module shows you all the different ways you can get to Helsinki. In July, plan for daily highs up to 25°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) so you can drive to Turku.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites · Museums
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Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
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.
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Fri): examine the collection at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo, then step into the grandiose world of Turku Castle, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Turku Cathedral.

To find where to stay, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Turku trip itinerary planning tool.

You can drive from Helsinki to Turku in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or fly. In July, daily temperatures in Turku can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Fri) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Turku

Historic Sites · Museums
Find places to stay Jul 30 — 31:
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo ©
Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral

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