9 days in Turku & Helsinki Itinerary

9 days in Turku & Helsinki Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Turku
— 2 nights
2
Helsinki
— 6 nights

2
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Fri): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Archangel Michael's church, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of St Henry's Ecumenical Art Chappel, thenexamine the collection at Louhisaari Manor, and finally examine the collection at Kylamaki Village of Living History. On your second day here, enjoy the sand and surf at Vepsa Island, let little ones run wild at Adventure Park, and then get engrossed in the history at Ett Hem Museum.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Turku trip itinerary builder app.

Gdansk, Poland to Turku is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. In August, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Sun) to allow time for the car ride to Helsinki.

Things to do in Turku

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Louhisaari Manor, The Church of the Holy Cross
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Adventure Park ©
Adventure Park
Louhisaari Manor ©
Louhisaari Manor
The Church of the Holy Cross ©
The Church of the Holy Cross

6
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.
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and Stromforsin Ruukki are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Step off the beaten path and head to Kansallisgalleria and Porvoo Old Town. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Helsinki: Cathedral of Porvoo (in Porvoo) and Kotka (Santalahti Nature Trail, Kotka Church, &more). The adventure continues: contemplate the long history of Mannerheim Museum, kick back and relax at Hietaranta Beach, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kamppi Chapel of Silence, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Aurinkolahti Beach.

To find more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Helsinki driving holiday tool.

You can drive from Turku to Helsinki in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or fly. In August, daytime highs in Helsinki are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. You'll have a few hours on the 1st (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Kotka, Porvoo, Stromforsin Ruukki
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Cathedral of Porvoo ©
Cathedral of Porvoo
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum
Mannerheim Museum ©
Mannerheim Museum

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