5 days in Finnish Archipelago & Helsinki Itinerary

5 days in Finnish Archipelago & Helsinki Itinerary

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Turku
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Helsinki
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Turku

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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 19th (Fri): gain insight at Turku Cathedral, then enjoy the sand and surf at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Vepsa Island.

To find reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Turku day trip planning tool.

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. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from London in October: high temperatures in Turku hover around 10°C and lows are around 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Turku

Beaches · Outdoors · Parks · Nature
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Beach
Vepsa Island
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Religious Site
Turku Cathedral
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Helsinki

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Daughter of the Baltic

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.
Take a break from the city and head to Nuuksio National Park and Pihlajasaari Recreational Park. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Temppeliaukio Church. Next up on the itinerary: kick back and relax at Aurinkolahti Beach, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Korkeasaaren Elaintarha, and stroll through Hietaranta Beach.

For reviews, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Helsinki itinerary builder.

Getting from Turku to Helsinki by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 10°C in October, and nighttime lows around 1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks · Nature · Beaches · Outdoors

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National Park
Nuuksio National Park
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