9 days in Helsinki Region & Turku Itinerary

9 days in Helsinki Region & Turku Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Finland trip planner

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Make it your trip
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Helsinki
— 4 nights
Drive
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Turku
— 4 nights
Drive

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Helsinki

— 4 nights

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.
Visit Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and The Esplanadi Park for their historical value. Take a break from the city and head to Nuuksio National Park and Sipoonkorven Kansallispuisto. There's much more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Temppeliaukio Church, take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), explore the world behind art at Kansallisgalleria, and take an in-depth tour of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum.

For ratings, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Helsinki vacation builder site.

If you are flying in from The Netherlands, the closest major aiports are Helsinki Vantaa Airport, Turku Airport and Tampere-Pirkkala Airport. September in Helsinki sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 8°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) so you can drive to Turku.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Wildlife

Side Trips

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Turku

— 4 nights
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
BrewDog Turku has been added to your itinerary. Turku Castle and Pyhan Marttyyrikeisarinna Aleksandran Kirkko will appeal to history buffs. Get outdoors at Teijo National Park and Boat Tours & Water Sports. Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sand and surf at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, stroll through The Archipelago Trail, take an in-depth tour of Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, and contemplate the long history of Turku Cathedral.

To find photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Turku online route planner.

You can drive from Helsinki to Turku in 2 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a train. In September, plan for daily highs up to 18°C, and evening lows to 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Turku

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Nature

Side Trips

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