8 days in Helsinki & Finnish Archipelago Itinerary

8 days in Helsinki & Finnish Archipelago Itinerary

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8 days in Helsinki & Finnish Archipelago Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
Fly:  9​h 45​min
1
Helsinki
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Turku
— 2 nights
Fly:  18​h 30​min
End: New Delhi

4
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 14th (Fri) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. The adventure continues: take in the spiritual surroundings of Rock Church, don't miss a visit to Senate Square, explore the world behind art at Kansallisgalleria, and stroll through Sibelius Monument.

For reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Helsinki tour planner.

New Delhi, India to Helsinki is an approximately 10-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from New Delhi to Helsinki is minus 3 hours. Traveling from New Delhi in September, things will get cooler in Helsinki: highs are around 19°C and lows about 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) early enough to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Helsinki

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

2
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Mon): browse the collection at Turku City Library, buy something for everyone on your list at Turun Kauppahalli, then steep yourself in history at Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, and finally see the interesting displays at Luostarinmaki Handicrafts Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Tue): explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle, then kick back and relax at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, then make a trip to Abo Akademi, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Turku Cathedral.

For where to stay, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read our Turku online tour itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Helsinki to Turku takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. September in Turku sees daily highs of 18°C and lows of 7°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Turku

Historic Sites Museums Outdoors
Find places to stay Sep 16 — 18:
Highlights from your plan
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku City Library ©
Turku City Library
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna ©
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna

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