6 days in Helsinki, Salo & Turku Itinerary

6 days in Helsinki, Salo & Turku Itinerary

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6 days in Helsinki, Salo & Turku Itinerary

Start: Helsinki
1
Helsinki
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Salo
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Turku
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
End: Helsinki

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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Heureka and Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum. Kansallisgalleria and Katajanokka are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Get out of town with these interesting Helsinki side-trips: Porvoo (Cathedral of Porvoo & Porvoo Old Town). There's still lots to do: learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum (Luonnontieteellinen Museo), take an in-depth tour of The National Museum of Finland, hunt for treasures at Hakaniemi Market, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Johannes Church.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Helsinki vacation maker site .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from your home destination to Helsinki. In July, daily temperatures in Helsinki can reach 25°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Salo.

Things to do in Helsinki

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Porvoo, Heureka
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Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Heureka ©
Heureka
Kansallisgalleria ©
Kansallisgalleria

1
night
Salo

Salo ©
Salo is a town and municipality of Finland.It is in the province of Western Finland and is part of the Southwest Finland region. On the 24th (Wed), make a trip to Mathildedalin Ruukkitehtaat, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Mathildedalin Kylapanimo, and then revel in the low prices at Muurla Design Marketing Oy.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Salo trip maker tool .

You can drive from Helsinki to Salo in 1.5 hours. In July in Salo, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Turku.

Things to do in Salo

Breweries & Distilleries Shopping
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Muurla Design Marketing Oy ©
Muurla Design Marketing Oy

2
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
On the 25th (Thu), don't miss a visit to Naantali Old Town and then browse the exhibits of Turku Castle. On the 26th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: deepen your understanding at Turku Cathedral, examine the collection at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St Henry's Ecumenical Art Chappel, and finally delve into the distant past at Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova.

To see reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Turku online route planner .

You can drive from Salo to Turku in an hour. In July, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Naantali Old Town
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Naantali Old Town ©
Naantali Old Town
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova ©
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova

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