6 days in Finland Itinerary

6 days in Finland Itinerary

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6 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Brisbane
Fly:  27​h
1
Turku
— 1 day
Drive:  2​h
2
Helsinki
— 3 nights
Fly:  23​h 45​min
End: Brisbane

1
day
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
On the 6th (Fri), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Turku Cathedral, explore the ancient world of Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, then take an in-depth tour of Turku Castle, and finally browse the collection at Turku City Library.

To see ratings, photos, maps, and other tourist information, use the Turku trip planner .

Brisbane, Australia to Turku is an approximately 27-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Brisbane to Turku is minus 8 hours. Traveling from Brisbane in September, expect Turku to be a bit cooler, temps between 18°C and 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) so you can drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Turku

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

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.
For shopping fun, head to Hakaniemi Market or Academic Bookstore (Akateeminen Kirjakauppa). Explore hidden gems such as Nuuksio National Park and Kansallisgalleria. There's much more to do: steep yourself in history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, learn about all things military at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Rock Church.

For photos, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, use the Helsinki travel route planner.

Getting from Turku to Helsinki by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or fly. In September, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 8°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trip

Nuuksio National Park
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Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Nuuksio National Park ©
Nuuksio National Park
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna

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