7 days in Helsinki Region & Finnish Archipelago Itinerary

7 days in Helsinki Region & Finnish Archipelago Itinerary

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Helsinki
— 3 nights
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Turku
— 3 nights
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Helsinki

— 3 nights

Daughter of the Baltic

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 17th (Sun): learn about all things military at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna. On the next day, get advice or help at Oodi Central Library and then surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour.

For photos, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Helsinki online trip itinerary planner.

Dusseldorf, Germany to Helsinki is an approximately 5.5-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 Dusseldorf to Helsinki. In October, Helsinki is slightly colder than Dusseldorf - with highs of 10°C and lows of 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) early enough to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Helsinki

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Museums
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Turku

— 3 nights
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Kurjenrahka National Park and Vepsa Island. Visiting Ispoinen Beach and Sauna and Bike Rental - by Carfield will get you outdoors. The adventure continues: step into the grandiose world of Turku Castle, admire the striking features of St Henry's Ecumenical Art Chappel, and hike along The Archipelago Trail.

To find more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Turku holiday planner.

Getting from Helsinki to Turku by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: fly; or take a train. In October, daily temperatures in Turku can reach 10°C, while at night they dip to 1°C. On the 23rd (Sat), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Turku

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trip

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