5 days in Turku, Lakeland & Helsinki Itinerary

5 days in Turku, Lakeland & Helsinki Itinerary

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5 days in Turku, Lakeland & Helsinki Itinerary

Start: Mumbai
Fly:  20​h
— 1 night
train:  1​h 45​min
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
— 1 day
Fly:  11​h 15​min
End: Mumbai


Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
On the 4th (Wed), take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral, see the interesting displays at Luostarinmaki Handicrafts Museum, then stroll through Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, and finally explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Turku tour itinerary maker site .

Mumbai, India to Turku is an approximately 20-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from India Standard Time to Eastern European Time is minus 3 hours. When traveling from Mumbai in July, plan for little chillier days and colder nights in Turku: temperatures range from 24°C by day to 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) early enough to take a train to Tampere.

Things to do in Turku

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Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo ©
Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo


Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
On the 5th (Thu), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tampere Cathedral, then examine the collection at Vapriikin Museokeskus, and then stroll through Rauhaniemi Beach.

To see where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Tampere trip planner.

You can take a train from Turku to Tampere in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in July, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) early enough to take a train to Helsinki.

Things to do in Tampere

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Vapriikin Museokeskus ©
Vapriikin Museokeskus
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko ©
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko
Rauhaniemi Beach ©
Rauhaniemi Beach


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.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Fri): take in the spiritual surroundings of Rock Church, explore the galleries of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, then deepen your knowledge of military history at Fortress of Suomenlinna, and finally find your balance on the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area.

To see ratings, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Helsinki online trip maker .

Traveling by train from Tampere to Helsinki takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 25°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

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Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church

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