4 days in Helsinki & Turku Itinerary

4 days in Helsinki & Turku Itinerary

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4 days in Helsinki & Turku Itinerary

Start: Tartu
Fly:  3​h 15​min
1
Helsinki
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Turku
— 1 night
train + Fly:  5​h 30​min
End: Tartu

2
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.
Helsinki is known for historic sites, museums, shopping, parks, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), and explore the galleries of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum.

To see reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Helsinki vacation website .

Tartu, Estonia to Helsinki is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and ferry; or do a combination of train and flight. In July in Helsinki, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) early enough to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Theme Parks Museums
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

1
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 10th (Wed): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Turku Cathedral, examine the collection at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo, then step into the grandiose world of Turku Castle, and finally get lost in a book at Turku City Library.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Turku trip planner.

Drive from Helsinki to Turku in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In July, daily temperatures in Turku can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Turku

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

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