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 Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo. Explore Turku's surroundings by going to Bonk Museum (in Uusikaupunki) and Rauma (The Church of the Holy Cross & Old Rauma). And it doesn't end there: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Turku Cathedral, take an in-depth tour of Pharmacy Museum and Qwensel House, trek along Bike Rental - by Carfield, and examine the collection at Turku Biological Museum.

To find reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read Turku visit site.

Milan, Italy to Turku is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. You can also drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Milan to Turku due to the time zone difference. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Milan in July, with highs in Turku at 24°C and lows at 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) early enough to drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Turku

Museums · Historic Sites · Trails · Parks

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 Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali). Pack the 15th (Thu) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. The adventure continues: learn about all things military at 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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