4 days in Turku & Helsinki Itinerary

4 days in Turku & Helsinki Itinerary

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1
Turku
— 1 night
2
Helsinki
— 2 nights

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 26th (Wed): learn about all things military at Forum Marinum Maritime Centre, then explore the galleries of Turku Castle, then get engrossed in the history at Ett Hem Museum, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Turku Cathedral.

To see ratings, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Turku online sightseeing planner.

Ayia Napa, Cyprus to Turku is an approximately 12-hour combination of car and flight. You can also drive. Traveling from Ayia Napa in August, expect Turku to be cooler, temps between 23°C and 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Helsinki.

Things to do in Turku

Museums · Historic Sites
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Forum Marinum Maritime Centre ©
Forum Marinum Maritime Centre

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.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Thu): explore the galleries of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), then pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, and finally don't miss a visit to Senate Square. On your second day here, take an in-depth tour of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, then admire the landmark architecture of Temppeliaukio Church, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Kamppi Chapel of Silence.

For traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Helsinki trip itinerary planning tool.

Drive from Turku to Helsinki in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In August, daytime highs in Helsinki are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. On the 28th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites · Museums
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Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna

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