5 days in Helsinki & Turku Itinerary

5 days in Helsinki & Turku Itinerary

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Route & dates

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

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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Temppeliaukio Church. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Market Square Kauppatori and Galerie Anhava. Change things up with a short trip to Nuuksio National Park in Espoo (about 48 minutes away). There's still lots to do: stop by Katajanokka, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kamppi Chapel of Silence, browse the different shops at Kamppi Shopping Centre, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, use the Helsinki trip planner.

London, UK to Helsinki is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from London to Helsinki. In July, daytime highs in Helsinki are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Helsinki

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Nuuksio National Park
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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 26th (Fri): take in the exciting artwork at Galleria Joella, thenbrowse the different shops at Turun Kauppahalli, and then make a trip to Naantali Old Town.

For ratings, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Turku trip itinerary planning app.

Traveling by car from Helsinki to Turku takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. July in Turku sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Turku

Neighborhoods Shopping Museums

Side Trip

Naantali Old Town
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Naantali Old Town ©
Naantali Old Town
Turun Kauppahalli ©
Turun Kauppahalli
Galleria Joella ©
Galleria Joella

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