5 days in Finland Itinerary

5 days in Finland Itinerary

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5 days in Finland Itinerary

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

1
night
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 (Tue): kick back and relax at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, then admire the masterpieces at Ett Hem Museum, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral, and finally delve into the distant past at Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at Vepsa Island and then get engrossed in the history at Turku Castle.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, use the Turku online attractions planner .

London, UK to Turku is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You can also drive. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from London to Turku due to the time zone difference. In February, Turku is slightly colder than London - with highs of 0°C and lows of -5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Helsinki.

Things to do in Turku

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Ispoinen Beach and Sauna ©
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral

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.
On the 21st (Thu), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Rock Church, browse the exhibits of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, then steep yourself in history at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, and finally admire the masterpieces at Kansallisgalleria. On the next day, stroll through Aurinkolahti Beach, then wander the streets of Katajanokka, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral.

To see maps, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Helsinki tour planner.

Traveling by car from Turku to Helsinki takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. February in Helsinki sees daily highs of 0°C and lows of -3°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

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

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