6 days in Helsinki Region & Turku Itinerary

6 days in Helsinki Region & Turku Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Bratislava
Bus + Fly:  6 h
1
Helsinki
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
2
Turku
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
3
Porvoo
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  14 h
End: Bratislava

1
night
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 SkyWheel Helsinki.

For other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Helsinki tour itinerary website.

Bratislava, Slovakia to Helsinki is an approximately 6- hour combination of bus and flight. You can also do a combination of bus, flight, and ferry; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Bratislava to Helsinki. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Bratislava in May, with highs in Helsinki at 18°C and lows at 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) so you can drive to Turku.

Things to do in Helsinki

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

2
nights
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 17th (Fri): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Turku Cathedral, then take an in-depth tour of Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, then step into the grandiose world of Turku Castle, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Archangel Michael's church.

Before you visit Turku, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Traveling by car from Helsinki to Turku takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Sat) to allow time for the car ride to Porvoo.

Things to do in Turku

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

1
night
Porvoo

Porvoo ©
Porvoo, one of Finland's oldest and prettiest towns, boasts cobbled streets, famous red-brick warehouses, and a charming river.
On the 18th (Sat), examine the collection at Porvoo Doll and Toy Museum.

For photos, maps, and more tourist information, read our Porvoo travel planner.

Drive from Turku to Porvoo in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or do a combination of flight and bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 18°C, and evening lows to 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Porvoo

Museums Historic Sites
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Porvoo Museum/Holm House ©
Porvoo Museum/Holm House
The Runeberg Home ©
The Runeberg Home
Cathedral of Porvoo ©
Cathedral of Porvoo

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