4 days in Helsinki & Turku Itinerary

4 days in Helsinki & Turku Itinerary

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4 days in Helsinki & Turku Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  6​h
1
Helsinki
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
2
Turku
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  9​h 15​min
End: London

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 17th (Mon): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kamppi Chapel of Silence.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Helsinki day trip planning site .

London, UK to Helsinki is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and ferry; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from London to Helsinki. In June, daily temperatures in Helsinki can reach 21°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Helsinki

Museums Shopping Historic Sites
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Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Senate Square ©
Senate Square
Kamppi Chapel of Silence ©
Kamppi Chapel of Silence

2
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Wed): get your game on at Moomin World, explore the landscape on two wheels at Bike Rental - by Carfield, step into the grandiose world of Turku Castle, then get engrossed in the history at Ett Hem Museum, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Turku Cathedral. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: have some family-friendly fun at Suomen Huvilupa Oy, see the interesting displays at Kylamaki Village of Living History, and then test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms.

For ratings, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Turku tour builder app .

You can drive from Helsinki to Turku in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. June in Turku sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Turku

Fun & Games Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Moomin World, Suomen Huvilupa Oy
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Moomin World ©
Moomin World
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral

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