9 days in Turku, Kimito Island & Helsinki Region Itinerary

9 days in Turku, Kimito Island & Helsinki Region Itinerary

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9 days in Turku, Kimito Island & Helsinki Region Itinerary

Start: Athens
Fly:  9​h 30​min
1
Turku
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Kimito Island
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Helsinki
— 5 nights
Fly:  7​h 15​min
End: Athens


2
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Bengtskar Lighthouse, Bike Rental - by Carfield and The Archipelago Trail. Kick off your visit on the 4th (Thu): visit a coastal fixture at Bengtskar Lighthouse, trek along The Archipelago Trail, and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Kurjenrahka National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: step into the grandiose world of Turku Castle, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, then tour in harmony with nature at Bike Rental - by Carfield, and finally steep yourself in history at Turku Cathedral.

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Athens, Greece to Turku is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You can also drive. Plan for colder temperatures traveling from Athens in October, with highs in Turku at 10°C and lows at 1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Kimito Island.

Things to do in Turku

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trips

Bengtskar Lighthouse, Kurjenrahka National Park
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Kurjenrahka National Park ©
Kurjenrahka National Park
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral

1
night
Kimito Island

Kimito Island ©
On the 6th (Sat), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Archipelago National Park.

For ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Kimito Island trip planning site .

Traveling by car from Turku to Kimito Island takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 10°C, and evening lows to 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) so you can drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Kimito Island

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Archipelago National Park ©
Archipelago National Park

5
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 day-by-day itinerary now includes Pornaistenniemi Nature Trail, Old Market Hall, Hakaniemi Market, and other attractions you added. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Fortress of Suomenlinna and Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali). Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Ullanlinna and Helsinki Cathedral. When in Helsinki, make a side trip to see Nuuksio National Park in Espoo, approximately 46 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Rock Church, cool off at The Swimming Stadium, take an in-depth tour of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, and don't miss a visit to Senate Square.

To find ratings, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Helsinki trip itinerary builder tool .

Getting from Kimito Island to Helsinki by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 10°C, and evening lows to 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

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Nuuksio National Park
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Rock Church ©
Rock Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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