9 days in Helsinki, Hameenlinna & Turku Itinerary

9 days in Helsinki, Hameenlinna & Turku Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Helsinki
— 5 nights
2
Hameenlinna
— 1 night
3
Turku
— 1 night

5
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.
Popular historic sites such as Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum are in your itinerary. Museum-lovers will appreciate The National Museum of Finland and Natural History Museum (Luonnontieteellinen Museo). There's still lots to do: admire the landmark architecture of Temppeliaukio Church, don't miss a visit to Senate Square, take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), and take a stroll through Ullanlinna.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Helsinki travel route builder.

Berlin, Germany to Helsinki is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Traveling from Berlin to Helsinki, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around °C in July, and nighttime lows around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) early enough to go by car to Hameenlinna.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trip

Flamingo Entertainment Center
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church

1
night
Hameenlinna

Hameenlinna ©
Hämeenlinna is a city and municipality of about inhabitants in the heart of the historical province of Häme in the south of Finland. Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Fri): see the interesting displays at The Parola Armour Museum, thenexamine the collection at Vankilamuseo, and then explore the historical opulence of Hame Castle.

For other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Hameenlinna online journey builder.

You can drive from Helsinki to Hameenlinna in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. August in Hameenlinna sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Hameenlinna

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

The Parola Armour Museum
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The Parola Armour Museum ©
The Parola Armour Museum
Vankilamuseo ©
Vankilamuseo
Hame Castle ©
Hame Castle

1
night
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
For where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Turku trip planner.

Getting from Hameenlinna to Turku by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Turku can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Historic Sites
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Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo ©
Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova ©
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova

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