3 days in Helsinki & Turku Itinerary

3 days in Helsinki & Turku Itinerary

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3 days in Helsinki & Turku Itinerary

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

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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.
On the 28th (Wed), explore the striking landscape of Nuuksio National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take a memorable drive along King's Road, get engrossed in the history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, and then explore the world behind art at Kansallisgalleria.

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

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from your home destination to Helsinki. In November, daytime highs in Helsinki are 5°C, while nighttime lows are 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Thu) early enough to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Nuuksio National Park, King's Road
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Nuuksio National Park ©
Nuuksio National Park
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Kansallisgalleria ©
Kansallisgalleria

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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 30th (Fri): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Turku Cathedral, then see the interesting displays at Luostarinmaki Handicrafts Museum, then enjoy the sand and surf at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, and finally explore the galleries of Turku Castle.

To see more things to do, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read Turku trip maker tool .

Traveling by car from Helsinki to Turku takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In November, daytime highs in Turku are 5°C, while nighttime lows are 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) early enough to drive back home.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo ©
Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral

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