7 days in Helsinki, Turku & Espoo Itinerary

7 days in Helsinki, Turku & Espoo Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Helsinki
— 3 nights
2
Turku
— 1 night
3
Espoo
— 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.
Helsinki is known for historic sites, shopping, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: step into the grandiose world of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kamppi Chapel of Silence, steep yourself in history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, and admire the landmark architecture of Helsinki Central Railway Station.

To see other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Helsinki trip planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from your home destination to Helsinki. September in Helsinki sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 8°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Helsinki

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

1
night
Turku

Turku ©
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): grab your bike and head to 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: take a train; or fly. 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 · Outdoors
Find places to stay Sep 16 — 17:
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova ©
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova

2
nights
Espoo

Espoo ©
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 head outdoors with 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

Side Trips

Hvittrask, King's Road
Find places to stay Sep 17 — 19:
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Nuuksio National Park ©
Nuuksio National Park
King's Road ©
King's Road
Kaitalampi ©
Kaitalampi

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