6 days in Turku & Helsinki Region Itinerary

6 days in Turku & Helsinki Region Itinerary

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6 days in Turku & Helsinki Region Itinerary

Start: Paris
Fly:  13​h 45​min
1
Turku
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
2
Helsinki
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h 15​min
End: Paris

1
night
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
On the 10th (Fri), hike along The Archipelago Trail, then get your game on at Moomin World, and then test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms. On your second day here, browse the collection at Turku City Library, step into the grandiose world of Turku Castle, then examine the collection at Luostarinmaki Handicrafts Museum, then have fun at Adventure Park, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral.

To see more things to do, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Turku tour itinerary planner .

Paris, France to Turku is an approximately 14-hour flight. You can also drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Paris to Turku. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Paris in May, with highs in Turku at 17°C and lows at 5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Helsinki.

Things to do in Turku

Fun & Games Museums Parks

Side Trip

Moomin World
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Moomin World ©
Moomin World
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
The Archipelago Trail ©
The Archipelago Trail

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.
Pack the 14th (Tue) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. There's lots more to do: brush up on your military savvy at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kamppi Chapel of Silence, admire the striking features of Rock Church, and steep yourself in history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum.

For more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Helsinki trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Turku to Helsinki takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In May, plan for daily highs up to 18°C, and evening lows to 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Theme Parks Museums
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukion Church ©
Temppeliaukion Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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