7 days in Helsinki, Hanko & Turku Itinerary

7 days in Helsinki, Hanko & Turku Itinerary

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

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.
On the 23rd (Sun), step into the grandiose world of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), then don't miss a visit to Senate Square, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temppeliaukio Church. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kamppi Chapel of Silence, admire the landmark architecture of Helsinki Central Railway Station, pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, then stroll through The Esplanadi Park, and finally explore the galleries of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum.

For photos, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Helsinki tour itinerary planner.

Brussels, Belgium to Helsinki is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train, bus, and ferry. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Brussels to Helsinki. August in Helsinki sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) early enough to travel to Hanko.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks
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Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna

1
night
Hanko

Hanko ©
Hanko is a bilingual port town and municipality on the south coast of Finland, 130km west of Helsinki. Kick off your visit on the 25th (Tue): tour the pleasant surroundings at Tulliniemi Nature Path, go for a walk through Gunnarstrand, then take an in-depth tour of Hanko Museum, then enjoy breathtaking views from Hanko Water Tower, and finally kick back and relax at Bellevue Beach.

To find ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Hanko holiday maker.

You can drive from Helsinki to Hanko in 2 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Hanko can reach 23°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) early enough to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Hanko

Outdoors · Parks · Museums
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Tulliniemi Nature Path ©
Tulliniemi Nature Path
Hanko Water Tower
Hanko Water Tower
Bellevue Beach ©
Bellevue Beach

2
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Turku is known for historic sites, museums, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle, get interesting insight from Tours, examine the collection at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo, and take a stroll through Naantali Old Town.

For maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Turku trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Hanko to Turku in 2 hours. In August, daytime highs in Turku are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Fri) to allow time for the car ride back home.

Things to do in Turku

Museums · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trip

Naantali Old Town
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Forum Marinum Maritime Centre ©
Forum Marinum Maritime Centre

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