7 days in Helsinki, Turku & Espoo Itinerary

7 days in Helsinki, Turku & Espoo Itinerary

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

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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.
Helsinki is known for historic sites, museums, and shopping. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: brush up on your military savvy at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, explore the world behind art at Kansallisgalleria, take an in-depth tour of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, and walk around The Esplanadi Park.

To find traveler tips, reviews, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Helsinki trip itinerary builder tool.

The Route module shows you all the different ways you can get to Helsinki. In September, daytime highs in Helsinki are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) early enough to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Adventure
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Turku

— 1 night
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Thu): trek along Bike Rental - by Carfield, then get engrossed in the history at Turku Castle, then take an in-depth tour of Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Turku Cathedral.

To find photos, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Turku road trip planning app.

Getting from Helsinki to Turku by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: fly; or take a train. In September, plan for daily highs up to 18°C, and evening lows to 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) so you can drive to Espoo.

Things to do in Turku

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Tours
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Espoo

— 2 nights
Espoo is the second largest city and municipality in Finland. On the 18th (Fri), explore the striking landscape of Nuuksio National Park. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the activities along Kaitalampi, then admire the striking features of Hvittrask, and then admire all the interesting features of King's Road.

To find ratings, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, use the Espoo trip itinerary builder tool.

You can drive from Turku to Espoo in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in September, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) so you can go by car back home.

Things to do in Espoo

Nature · Parks · Scenic Drive · Outdoors

Side Trips

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