8 days in Turku & Helsinki Region Itinerary

8 days in Turku & Helsinki Region Itinerary

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Turku
— 3 nights
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Helsinki
— 4 nights

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Turku

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Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Get outdoors at Teijo National Park and Ispoinen Beach and Sauna. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Turku Castle and Vepsa Island. Step out of Turku with an excursion to Bellevue Beach in Hanko--about 1h 55 min away. There's still lots to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral and get engrossed in the history at Ett Hem Museum.

To see traveler tips, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Turku day trip planning app.

Athens, Greece to Turku is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You can also drive. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from Athens in October; daily highs in Turku reach 10°C and lows reach 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Turku

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trips

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Must see
Turku Castle
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Religious Site
Turku Cathedral
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National Park
Teijo National Park
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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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Katajanokka and Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum. Get a sense of the local culture at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma. There's still lots to do: admire the masterpieces at Kansallisgalleria, admire the landmark architecture of Temppeliaukio Church, examine the collection at Design Museum, and pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read Helsinki trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Turku to Helsinki takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In October in Helsinki, expect temperatures between 10°C during the day and 1°C at night. On the 10th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

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Must see
Katajanokka
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