8 days in Helsinki Region & Turku Itinerary

8 days in Helsinki Region & Turku Itinerary

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Helsinki
— 3 nights
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Turku
— 3 nights
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Loviisa
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Helsinki

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.
Appreciate the collections at Kansallisgalleria and The National Museum of Finland. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Katajanokka and Aurinkolahti Beach. Next up on the itinerary: get engrossed in the history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, look for gifts at Marttiini Senaatintori, take in the exciting artwork at Okra, and get to know the resident critters at Korkeasaaren Elaintarha.

Plan trip to Helsinki with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Vienna, Austria to Helsinki is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train, bus, and ferry. Traveling from Vienna to Helsinki, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Vienna, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Helsinki, ranging from highs of 0°C to lows of -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) early enough to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks · Outdoors · Museums · Beaches
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Korkeasaaren Elaintarha ©
Korkeasaaren Elaintarha
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum
Kansallisgalleria ©
Kansallisgalleria

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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.
Visit Turku Castle and Turku Cathedral for their historical value. Get in touch with nature at Vepsa Island and Ispoinen Beach and Sauna. Venture out of the city with trips to Teijo National Park (in Pernio) and Bellevue Beach (in Hanko). There's more to do: take an in-depth tour of Ett Hem Museum.

To see reviews, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Turku online day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Helsinki to Turku takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 0°C in February, and nighttime lows around -5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) early enough to travel to Loviisa.

Things to do in Turku

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trips

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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Teijo National Park ©
Teijo National Park

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Loviisa

Loviisa ©
Loviisa is a municipality and town of inhabitants on the southern coast of Finland. On the 8th (Fri), don't miss a visit to Svartholm Fortress, pause for some serene contemplation at Loviisan kirkko, and then examine the collection at Loviisa Maritime Museum.

To find ratings, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Loviisa trip planner.

Drive from Turku to Loviisa in 3 hours. February in Loviisa sees daily highs of -2°C and lows of -7°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Loviisa

Museums · Historic Sites
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Loviisa Maritime Museum ©
Loviisa Maritime Museum
Loviisan kirkko ©
Loviisan kirkko
Svartholm Fortress ©
Svartholm Fortress

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