8 days in Helsinki & Turku Itinerary

8 days in Helsinki & Turku Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Finland trip maker

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Helsinki
— 4 nights
Drive
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Turku
— 3 nights
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Helsinki

— 4 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: admire the striking features of Temppeliaukio Church, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kamppi Chapel of Silence, make a trip to Market Square Kauppatori, and brush up on your military savvy at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna.

For other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, use the Helsinki vacation maker site.

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Helsinki is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train, bus, and ferry. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET), which is usually a 1 hour difference. In August, daily temperatures in Helsinki can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) so you can go by car to Turku.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Shopping

Side Trip

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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.
Turku is known for historic sites, museums, and shopping. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle, trek along Bike Rental - by Carfield, head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, and wander the streets of Naantali Old Town.

To see maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Turku trip planning tool.

Drive from Helsinki to Turku in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. In August in Turku, expect temperatures between 23°C during the day and 12°C at night. On the 17th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Turku

Museums · Outdoors · Tours · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

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