14 days in Helsinki, Turku & Espoo Itinerary

14 days in Helsinki, Turku & Espoo Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Finland planner

Make it your trip
Fly
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Helsinki
— 6 nights
Drive
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Turku
— 3 nights
Drive
3
Espoo
— 3 nights
Drive to Helsinki Vantaa Airport, Fly to Islamabad International Airport

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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.
Step out of Helsinki with an excursion to Söderskärin majakka in Porvoo--about 50 minutes away. There's much more to do: explore the historical opulence of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, explore the world behind art at Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma, admire the striking features of Helsinki Central Railway Station, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kamppi Chapel of Silence.

To find other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Helsinki road trip tool.

Istanbul, Turkey to Helsinki is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Istanbul to Helsinki is minus 1 hour. When traveling from Istanbul in March, plan for slightly colder days in Helsinki, with highs around 3°C, while nights are much colder with lows around -5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Turku.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors · Theme Parks

Side Trip

Turku

— 3 nights
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Turku is known for historic sites, museums, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Turku Cathedral, examine the collection at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo, explore the landscape on two wheels at Bike Rental - by Carfield, and get lost in a book at Turku City Library.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, use the Turku trip app.

Traveling by car from Helsinki to Turku takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In March, daily temperatures in Turku can reach 3°C, while at night they dip to -5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Tue) to allow time for the car ride to Espoo.

Things to do in Turku

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Fun & Games

Espoo

— 3 nights
Espoo is the second largest city and municipality in Finland. Explore Espoo's surroundings by going to Hame Castle (in Hameenlinna) and Suomen Lasimuseo (The Finnish Glass Museum) (in Riihimaki). Next up on the itinerary: walk around Nuuksio National Park, explore the world behind art at EMMA - Espoo Museum of Modern Art, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Kirkkonummen kirkko, and examine the collection at The Finnish Museum of Horology.

To see other places to visit, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read Espoo trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Turku to Espoo by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In March, daily temperatures in Espoo can reach 3°C, while at night they dip to -5°C. On the 13th (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Espoo

Nature · Parks · Museums · Childrens Museums

Side Trips