4 days in Turku & Helsinki Itinerary

4 days in Turku & Helsinki Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Turku
1
Turku
— 1 day
Drive:  2 h
2
Helsinki
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h
End: Turku

1
day
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
On the 18th (Sun), take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral, then take an in-depth tour of Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, 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, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Turku tour itinerary builder website.

If you are flying in from Greece, the closest major aiport is Turku Airport. Expect a daytime high around 5°C in November, and nighttime lows around 0°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) so you can 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
Turku City Library ©
Turku City Library

3
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.
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 19th (Mon): walk around Sibelius Monument, take an in-depth tour of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, then step into the grandiose world of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, then make a trip to Senate Square, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral. Here are some ideas for day two: appreciate the extensive heritage of The Esplanadi Park, then learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Korkeasaari Zoo, then admire the natural beauty at Observatory Hill Park, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali).

For photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Helsinki trip planner.

Drive from Turku to Helsinki in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 5°C in November, and nighttime lows around 0°C. On the 21st (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Parks Museums
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Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali) ©
Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali)

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