7 days in Helsinki Region & Finnish Archipelago Itinerary

7 days in Helsinki Region & Finnish Archipelago Itinerary

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7 days in Helsinki Region & Finnish Archipelago Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  6​h
1
Helsinki
— 3 nights
2
Turku
— 3 nights
Fly:  9​h 15​min
End: London

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 23rd (Tue) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. Next up on the itinerary: learn about all things military at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Rock Church, appreciate the extensive heritage of The Esplanadi Park, and explore the galleries of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum.

For ratings, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Helsinki tour itinerary maker app .

London, UK to Helsinki is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and ferry; or do a combination of car and train. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from London to Helsinki due to the time zone difference. In July, daytime highs in Helsinki are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Helsinki

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

3
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, shopping, parks, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Turku Cathedral, browse the different shops at Turun Kauppahalli, and step aboard Forum Marinum Maritime Centre.

To see photos, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Turku holiday website .

You can drive from Helsinki to Turku in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in July, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Historic Sites Fun & Games
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo ©
Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo

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