9 days in Helsinki Region & Turku Itinerary

9 days in Helsinki Region & Turku Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Helsinki
— 3 nights
2
Turku
— 3 nights

3
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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum. Museum-lovers will appreciate Mannerheim Museum and Langinkoski Imperial Fishing Lodge Museum. Venture out of the city with trips to Kotka Church (in Kotka) and Porvoo (Cathedral of Porvoo & Castle Hill). And it doesn't end there: admire the landmark architecture of Temppeliaukio Church, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kamppi Chapel of Silence, admire the masterpieces at Kansallisgalleria, and explore the activities along Ruoholahti Canal.

For maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Helsinki road trip tool.

Brussels, Belgium to Helsinki is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train, car, and ferry. Traveling from Brussels to Helsinki, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. May in Helsinki sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) so you can drive to Turku.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Kotka, Porvoo
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Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Mannerheim Museum ©
Mannerheim Museum

3
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Here are some ideas for day two: step into the grandiose world of Turku Castle, thenpause for some serene contemplation at The Church of the Holy Cross, thentake an in-depth tour of The Old Town Hall Museum, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Rauma.

To see photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Turku tour planner.

Traveling by car from Helsinki to Turku takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. May in Turku sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. You'll set off for home on the 31st (Fri).

Things to do in Turku

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Rauma
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Old Rauma ©
Old Rauma
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral

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