4 days in Helsinki & Turku Itinerary

4 days in Helsinki & Turku Itinerary

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1
Helsinki
— 1 night
2
Turku
— 2 nights

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): get engrossed in the history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, step into the grandiose world of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, then pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, and finally admire the striking features of Temppeliaukio Church.

For reviews, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read our Helsinki road trip planner.

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Helsinki is an approximately 10-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone changes from Gulf Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time, which is usually a -2 hour difference. In July, Helsinki is much colder than Dubai - with highs of 25°C and lows of 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) early enough to 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

2
nights
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 (Thu): examine the collection at Kylamaki Village of Living History, gain insight at Turku Cathedral, then explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle, and finally examine the collection at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo.

For reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Turku travel tool.

You can drive from Helsinki to Turku in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in July, and nighttime lows around 13°C. On the 31st (Fri), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Turku

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

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