9 days in Turku, Kimito Island & Helsinki Region Itinerary

9 days in Turku, Kimito Island & Helsinki Region Itinerary

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Turku
— 2 nights
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Kimito Island
— 1 night
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Helsinki
— 5 nights

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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. On the 4th (Thu), enjoy the sea views from Bengtskar Lighthouse, then trek along The Archipelago Trail, and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Kurjenrahka National Park. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle, soothe aching muscles at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, then grab your bike and head to Bike Rental - by Carfield, and finally deepen your understanding at Turku Cathedral.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Turku trip app.

Athens, Greece to Turku is an approximately 10-hour flight. You can also drive. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from Athens in October; daily highs in Turku reach 10°C and lows reach 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) early enough to drive to Kimito Island.

Things to do in Turku

Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Trails

Side Trips

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Kurjenrahka National Park ©
Kurjenrahka National Park
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral

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Kimito Island

Kimito Island ©
On the 6th (Sat), look for all kinds of wild species at Archipelago National Park.

To find photos, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Kimito Island trip planner.

Traveling by car from Turku to Kimito Island takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Kimito Island are 10°C, while nighttime lows are 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) so you can drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Kimito Island

Parks · Nature · Wildlife
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Archipelago National Park ©
Archipelago National Park

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Helsinki

Helsinki ©

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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Pornaistenniemi Nature Trail, Old Market Hall, Hakaniemi Market, and other attractions. Get some cultural insight at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali). Your inner history buff will appreciate Helsinki Cathedral and Temppeliaukio Church. Step out of Helsinki to go to Espoo and see Nuuksio National Park, which is approximately 48 minutes away. The adventure continues: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kamppi Chapel of Silence, make a trip to Senate Square, get engrossed in the history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, and get some fabulous bargains at Pentik Arabiakeskus Outlet.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Helsinki sightseeing tool.

Traveling by car from Kimito Island to Helsinki takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 10°C in October, and nighttime lows around 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Museums

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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church

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