8 days in Helsinki & Turku Itinerary

8 days in Helsinki & Turku Itinerary

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8 days in Helsinki & Turku Itinerary

Start: Helsinki
1
Helsinki
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Turku
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h
3
Helsinki
— 5 nights
End: Helsinki

2
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.
On the 16th (Sat), take a stroll through Ullanlinna. Here are some ideas for day two: wander the streets of Design District, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Johannes Church, then kick back and relax at Aurinkolahti Beach, and finally explore the different monuments and memorials at Hietaniemi Cemetery.

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If you are flying in from Singapore, the closest major airport is Helsinki Vantaa Airport. In June, daytime highs in Helsinki are 21°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. You'll have a few hours on the 18th (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling to Turku.

Things to do in Helsinki

Neighborhoods Outdoors Parks
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Ullanlinna ©
Ullanlinna
Johannes Church ©
Johannes Church
Hietaniemi Cemetery ©
Hietaniemi Cemetery

few
hours
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
To see maps, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Turku travel route app .

Traveling by car from Helsinki to Turku takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Turku

Spas Outdoors Parks
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Ispoinen Beach and Sauna ©
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna
Archangel Michael's church ©
Archangel Michael's church

5
nights
Helsinki

Helsinki ©
Discover out-of-the-way places like Stromforsin ruukki and Santalahti Nature Trail. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Kansallisgalleria and Pyhtaa Church of Saint Henry. Venture out of the city with trips to Valkmusa National Park (in Siltakyla), Porvoo (Cathedral of Porvoo & Porvoo Old Town) and Ekenas Archipelago National Park (in Raseborg). See some other sides of Helsinki: admire the masterpieces at Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of St Henry, and head outdoors with King's Road.

For reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Helsinki attractions planner.

Getting from Turku to Helsinki by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Porvoo, Stromforsin ruukki, Ekenas Archipelago National Park, King's Road, Santalahti Nature Trail
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Cathedral of Porvoo ©
Cathedral of Porvoo
Kansallisgalleria ©
Kansallisgalleria
Stromforsin ruukki ©
Stromforsin ruukki

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