8 days in Helsinki & Turku Itinerary

8 days in Helsinki & Turku Itinerary

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Fly
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Helsinki
— 4 nights
Drive
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Turku
— 3 nights
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Helsinki

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.
Change things up with a short trip to Nuuksio National Park in Espoo (about 48 minutes away). The adventure continues: take in the spiritual surroundings of Temppeliaukio Church, explore the historical opulence of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, stroll around The Esplanadi Park, and pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral.

For traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Helsinki online journey planner.

Belgrade, Serbia to Helsinki is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Belgrade to Helsinki. Traveling from Belgrade in August, things will get slightly colder in Helsinki: highs are around 24°C and lows about 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) early enough to go by car to Turku.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Nature

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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, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: step into the grandiose world of Turku Castle, explore the landscape on two wheels at Bike Rental - by Carfield, admire the natural beauty at Turku University Botanical Garden, and pause for some serene contemplation at Archangel Michael's church.

To see traveler tips, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read our Turku travel route planner.

You can drive from Helsinki to Turku in 2 hours. Other options are to 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 4th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Turku

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

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