9 days in Turku & Helsinki Itinerary

9 days in Turku & Helsinki Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Finland journey planner

Make it your trip
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Turku
— 1 night
Drive
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Helsinki
— 6 nights
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Turku

— 1 night
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 3rd (Sat): browse the collection at Turku City Library and then steep yourself in history at Turku Cathedral. Keep things going the next day: let little ones run wild at Adventure Park, explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle, then get interesting insight from Bike Rental - by Carfield, then get your game on at Moomin World, and finally get in on the family fun at Vaski Adventure Island.

To see reviews, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read Turku route planning site.

Toronto, Canada to Turku is an approximately 20-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 7 hours traveling from Toronto to Turku. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Toronto in July: high temperatures in Turku hover around 24°C and lows are around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) so you can drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Turku

Historic Sites · Museums · Fun & Games · Theme Parks

Side Trip

Helsinki

— 6 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.
Change things up with a short trip to Nuuksio National Park in Espoo (about 48 minutes away). There's lots more to do: explore the historical opulence of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, don't miss a visit to The Esplanadi Park, browse the exhibits of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, and admire the landmark architecture of Helsinki Central Railway Station.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read our Helsinki road trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Turku to Helsinki takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In July in Helsinki, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums · Nature

Side Trip