5 days in Helsinki Region & Turku Itinerary

5 days in Helsinki Region & Turku Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Helsinki
— 2 nights
2
Turku
— 1 day
3
Helsinki
— 2 nights

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), Porvoo Old Town and Sinebrychoff Art Museum. Start off your visit on the 5th (Sat): make a trip to The Esplanadi Park, take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), admire the landmark architecture of Cathedral of Porvoo, thenlook for gifts at Riimikko, thendon't miss a visit to Porvoo Old Town, and finally admire the masterpieces at Sinebrychoff Art Museum.

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Brussels, Belgium to Helsinki is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train, car, and ferry. Traveling from Brussels to Helsinki, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Brussels in September, plan for slightly colder nights in Helsinki, with lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Porvoo
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Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali) ©
Sinebrychoff Art Museum ©
Sinebrychoff Art Museum
Cathedral of Porvoo ©
Cathedral of Porvoo

1
day
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 6th (Sun): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Turku Cathedral, thenget engrossed in the history at Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, thenbrowse the exhibits of Turku Castle, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Martinkirkko.

To find maps, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Turku trip tool.

Traveling by car from Helsinki to Turku takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In September, daily temperatures in Turku can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Turku

Historic Sites Museums
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Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova ©
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral

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Helsinki

Helsinki ©
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, Senate Square and Hakaniemi Market. On the 7th (Mon), don't miss a visit to Hakaniemi Market, pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, make a trip to Senate Square, thenadmire the striking features of Temppeliaukio Church, and finally steep yourself in history at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna.

To find ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Helsinki trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Turku to Helsinki takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. You will leave for home on the 8th (Tue).

Things to do in Helsinki

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