9 days in Turku & Helsinki Itinerary

9 days in Turku & Helsinki Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Finland trip planner

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Turku
— 3 nights
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Helsinki
— 5 nights
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Turku

— 3 nights
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Bring the kids along to Turku Castle and Bike Rental - by Carfield. Explore Turku's surroundings by going to Rauma (The Church of the Holy Cross & Old Rauma) and Bonk Museum (in Uusikaupunki). There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo, get engrossed in the history at Pharmacy Museum and Qwensel House, make a trip to Archangel Michael's church, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Turku Cathedral.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Turku route planning tool.

Milan, Italy to Turku is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Milan to Turku is 1 hour. Traveling from Milan in July, things will get a bit cooler in Turku: highs are around 24°C and lows about 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) so you can go by car to Helsinki.

Things to do in Turku

Museums · Historic Sites · Tours · Trails

Side Trips

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Helsinki

— 5 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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Temppeliaukio Church and Helsinki Cathedral. Pack the 15th (Thu) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. The adventure continues: explore the historical opulence of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Korkeasaaren Elaintarha, make a trip to Senate Square, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kamppi Chapel of Silence.

To see maps, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Helsinki tour builder site.

You can drive from Turku to Helsinki in 2 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a train. In July, plan for daily highs up to 25°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) early enough to catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites · Theme Parks · Parks · Museums
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