5 days in Turku & Helsinki Itinerary

5 days in Turku & Helsinki Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Finland trip planner

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Turku
— 2 nights
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Helsinki
— 2 nights

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Turku

— 2 nights
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 28th (Tue): take an in-depth tour of Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle, and then get advice or help at Turku City Library. Keep things going the next day: trek along Bike Rental - by Carfield, then admire the landmark architecture of St Henry's Ecumenical Art Chappel, and then find something for the whole family at Vaski Adventure Island.

To find more things to do, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Turku attractions planner.

Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to Turku. In December, daily temperatures in Turku can reach 1°C, while at night they dip to -4°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Helsinki.

Things to do in Turku

Museums · Historic Sites · Theme Parks · Parks

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Helsinki

— 2 nights

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.
On the 30th (Thu), explore the world behind art at Kansallisgalleria, pause for some serene contemplation at Temppeliaukio Church, and then get engrossed in the history at The National Museum of Finland. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the world behind art at Sinebrychoff Art Museum, step into the grandiose world of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral.

To find reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Helsinki sightseeing planning app.

You can drive from Turku to Helsinki in 2 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a train. In December, plan for daily highs up to 3°C, and evening lows to -3°C.

Things to do in Helsinki

Museums · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Dec 30 — Jan 1: