6 days in Turku & Helsinki Itinerary

6 days in Turku & Helsinki Itinerary

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6 days in Turku & Helsinki Itinerary

Start: Toronto
Fly:  16​h
1
Turku
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
2
Helsinki
— 2 nights
Fly:  13​h
End: Toronto

1
night
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes BrewDog Turku, Turku Medieval Market and Old Rauma. Kick off your visit on the 14th (Fri): get to know the fascinating history of Old Rauma, take in a show at Turku Medieval Market, join in the after-dark buzz at BrewDog Turku, take in the exciting artwork at Galleria Joella, then buy something for everyone on your list at Turun Kauppahalli, and finally step into the grandiose world of Turku Castle. On the 15th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: delve into the distant past at Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, see the interesting displays at Luostarinmaki Handicrafts Museum, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral.

To find photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Turku trip planner.

Toronto, Canada to Turku is an approximately 16-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Toronto to Turku is 7 hours. Traveling from Toronto in June, expect Turku to be little chillier, temps between 20°C and 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) so you can drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Turku

Historic Sites Museums Nightlife

Side Trips

Naantali Old Town, Old Rauma
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Old Rauma ©
Old Rauma

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.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Sun): stop by Artisaani, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), then take a stroll through Katajanokka, and finally browse the eclectic array of goods at Market Square Kauppatori. On the next day, browse the different shops at Kamppi Shopping Centre, wander the streets of Ullanlinna, then learn about all things military at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Rock Church, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Kamppi Chapel of Silence.

To find photos, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Helsinki trip planning site .

Drive from Turku to Helsinki in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In June, daytime highs in Helsinki are 21°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Shopping Neighborhoods
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Market Square Kauppatori ©
Market Square Kauppatori
Rock Church ©
Rock Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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