8 days in Helsinki & Turku Itinerary

8 days in Helsinki & Turku Itinerary

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Helsinki
— 3 nights
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Turku
— 3 nights

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Helsinki

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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.
You'll explore and learn at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Kansallisgalleria. Get a sense of the local culture at Temppeliaukio Church and Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum. The adventure continues: pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, get engrossed in the history at The National Museum of Finland, explore the world behind art at Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma, and hunt for treasures at Market Square Kauppatori.

To see reviews, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, use the Helsinki day trip website.

Tokyo, Japan to Helsinki is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 7 hours traveling from Tokyo to Helsinki. Traveling from Tokyo in July, things will get little chillier in Helsinki: highs are around 25°C and lows about 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) early enough to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Helsinki

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Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Get a sense of the local culture at Turku Castle and Louhisaari Manor. You'll explore and learn at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo and Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Turku: Rauma (The Old Town Hall Museum & Old Rauma). There's much more to do: learn about all things military at Forum Marinum Maritime Centre, see the interesting displays at Kylamaki Village of Living History, take an in-depth tour of Ett Hem Museum, and contemplate the long history of Turku Cathedral.

For maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Turku online tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Helsinki to Turku takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. July in Turku sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Turku

Museums · Historic Sites · Fun & Games

Side Trips

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Castle
Turku Castle
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Specialty Museum
Louhisaari Manor
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