35 days in Turku & Helsinki Itinerary

35 days in Turku & Helsinki Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Turku
— 11 nights
2
Helsinki
— 23 nights

11
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Attractions like Turku Castle and Bike Rental - by Carfield make great kid-friendly stops. Get out of town with these interesting Turku side-trips: Tammelan kirkko (in Tammela), St Olaf's Church in Tyrvaa (in Sastamala) and Talonpoikaismuseo Yli-Kirra (in Punkalaidun). The adventure continues: take a stroll through Naantali Old Town, learn more about the world around you at Forssa Museum of Natural History, appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Rauma, and get engrossed in the history at Forssa Museum.

For other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Turku trip itinerary maker site.

Vilnius, Lithuania to Turku is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive. When traveling from Vilnius in August, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Turku: temperatures range from 23°C by day to 12°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Turku

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trips

Naantali, Rauma, Uusikaupunki, Forssa, Tammelan kirkko
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Flowpark Turku ©
Flowpark Turku
The Archipelago Trail ©
The Archipelago Trail

23
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.
Family-friendly places like Temppeliaukio Church and Sea Fortress Suomenlinna will thrill your kids. Change things up with these side-trips from Helsinki: Hiidenkirnut (in Askola), Sipoonkorven Kansallispuisto (in Vantaa) and Porvoo (The Runeberg Home, Söderskärin majakka, &more). Spend the 4th (Fri) exploring nature at Nuuksio National Park. Pack the 19th (Wed) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. There's still lots to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, glide peacefully along the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, admire the landmark architecture of Helsinki Central Railway Station, and hunt for treasures at Market Square Kauppatori.

For where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Helsinki vacation builder site.

Traveling by car from Turku to Helsinki takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In August, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Porvoo, Espoo, Kouvola, Vantaa, Hanko
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Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Nuuksio National Park ©
Nuuksio National Park
Linnanmaki Amusement Park ©
Linnanmaki Amusement Park

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