9 days in Helsinki, Hameenlinna & Turku Itinerary

9 days in Helsinki, Hameenlinna & Turku Itinerary

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9 days in Helsinki, Hameenlinna & Turku Itinerary

Start: Berlin
Fly:  5​h 15​min
1
Helsinki
— 5 nights
bus:  1​h 15​min
2
Hameenlinna
— 1 night
3
Turku
— 1 night
Fly:  10​h 15​min
End: Berlin

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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Fortress of Suomenlinna and Ullanlinna. Popular historic sites such as Rock Church and Helsinki Cathedral are in your itinerary. The adventure continues: enjoy the sand and surf at Aurinkolahti Beach, get to know the fascinating history of The Esplanadi Park, explore the world behind art at Kansallisgalleria, and get engrossed in the history at National Museum of Finland.

To find ratings, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read our Helsinki trip itinerary planner.

Berlin, Germany to Helsinki is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and ferry; or drive. Traveling from Berlin to Helsinki, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In July, daily temperatures in Helsinki can reach 25°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) so you can take a train to Haemeenlinna.

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 ©
On the 3rd (Fri), learn about all things military at Parola Tank Museum, then see the interesting displays at Vankilamuseo, and then step into the grandiose world of Hame Castle.

To find where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Haemeenlinna trip planner .

Take a train from Helsinki to Haemeenlinna in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Haemeenlinna are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) so you can take a train to Turku.

Things to do in Hameenlinna

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Parola Tank Museum
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Parola Tank Museum ©
Parola Tank 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.
Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Turku trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Traveling by train from Haemeenlinna to Turku takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August in Turku, expect temperatures between 23°C during the day and 12°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) to allow time to 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