7 days in Helsinki & Turku Itinerary

7 days in Helsinki & Turku Itinerary

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1
Helsinki
— 3 nights
2
Turku
— 1 night
3
Helsinki
— 2 nights

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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Sinebrychoff Art Museum, Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma and Sibelius Monument. Visit Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Temppeliaukio Church for their historical value. Let the collections at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and Natural History Museum (Luonnontieteellinen Museo) capture your imagination. There's more to do: browse the eclectic array of goods at Hakaniemi Market and take an in-depth tour of The National Museum of Finland.

To see where to stay, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Helsinki itinerary maker tool.

If you are flying in from United States, the closest major aiports are Helsinki Vantaa Airport, Turku Airport and Tampere-Pirkkala Airport. In September, plan for daily highs up to 61°F, and evening lows to 45°F. You will have some time to spend on the 9th (Mon) before leaving for Turku.

Things to do in Helsinki

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum
The National Museum of Finland ©
The National Museum of Finland

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 Waino Aaltonen Museum of Art as well as Turku Cathedral. On the 9th (Mon), see the interesting displays at Waino Aaltonen Museum of Art, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral, and then get engrossed in the history at Ett Hem Museum.

For maps, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Turku trip itinerary maker website.

You can drive from Helsinki to Turku in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 60°F in September, and nighttime lows around 44°F. On the 10th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Turku

Museums · Historic Sites
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Waino Aaltonen Museum of Art ©
Waino Aaltonen Museum of Art

2
nights
Helsinki

Helsinki ©
Your day by day itinerary now includes Kamppi Chapel of Silence, Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali) and Hietalahti Market. Start off your visit on the 10th (Tue): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kamppi Chapel of Silence. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), then pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, then admire the masterpieces at Kansallisgalleria, and finally pick up some local products at Hietalahti Market.

For where to stay, maps, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Helsinki day trip tool.

Drive from Turku to Helsinki in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. On the 12th (Thu), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping
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Kansallisgalleria ©
Kansallisgalleria
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral
Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali) ©
Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali)

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