6 days in Turku & Helsinki Itinerary

6 days in Turku & Helsinki Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Finland trip planner

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Turku
— 2 nights
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Helsinki
— 3 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.
On the 4th (Mon), enjoy some diversion at Adventure Park, then browse the different shops at Turun Kauppahalli, then get engrossed in the history at Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral. Here are some ideas for day two: step aboard Forum Marinum Maritime Centre, explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle, then pedal to the sights with Bike Rental - by Carfield, and finally explore the world behind art at Turku Art Museum.

To find reviews, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Turku trip planner.

If you are flying in from United States, the closest major aiport is Turku Airport. In January, daytime highs in Turku are 27°F, while nighttime lows are 17°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Helsinki.

Things to do in Turku

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping · Parks
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Helsinki

— 3 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.
Helsinki is known for historic sites, shopping, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: step into the grandiose world of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, admire the masterpieces at Kansallisgalleria, don't miss a visit to Senate Square, and admire the landmark architecture of Helsinki Central Railway Station.

For where to stay and other tourist information, you can read our Helsinki route builder.

Traveling by car from Turku to Helsinki takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In January in Helsinki, expect temperatures between 26°F during the day and 17°F at night.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Shopping

Side Trip

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