4 days in Helsinki, Turku & Hameenlinna Itinerary

4 days in Helsinki, Turku & Hameenlinna Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Genoa
Fly:  8 h 30 min
1
Helsinki
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
2
Turku
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
3
Hameenlinna
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  9 h 45 min
End: Genoa

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Tue): admire the landmark architecture of Temppeliaukio Church, browse the exhibits of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, and then explore the historical opulence of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna.

To see ratings, maps, photos, and more tourist information, read Helsinki travel planner.

Genoa, Italy to Helsinki is an approximately 8.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time is 1 hour. Traveling from Genoa in July, expect Helsinki to be little chillier, temps between 25°C and 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) early enough to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Museums
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church

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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.
Start off your visit on the 31st (Wed): contemplate the long history of Turku Cathedral, then examine the collection at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo, and then step into the grandiose world of Turku Castle.

To see more things to do, photos, maps, and tourist information, go to the Turku driving holiday planning app.

You can drive from Helsinki to Turku in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Turku can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Wed) to allow time to drive to Hameenlinna.

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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Hameenlinna

Hameenlinna ©
Hämeenlinna is a city and municipality of about inhabitants in the heart of the historical province of Häme in the south of Finland. To find traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Hameenlinna holiday builder app.

Traveling by car from Turku to Hameenlinna takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Hameenlinna are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Hameenlinna

Parks Historic Sites
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Aulanko ©
Aulanko
Hame Castle ©
Hame Castle

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