8 days in Finland Itinerary

8 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Cairo
Fly:  17 h 30 min
1
Turku
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
2
Helsinki
— 5 nights
Fly:  10 h
End: Cairo

1
night
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
On the 19th (Wed), take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral, see the interesting displays at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo, then take an in-depth tour of Turku Castle, and finally get your game on at Moomin World. On the 20th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: browse the collection at Turku City Library, then take an in-depth tour of Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, then kick back and relax at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, and finally step into the grandiose world of Kuusisto Bishop's Castle.

To see where to stay, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Turku trip builder site.

Cairo, Egypt to Turku is an approximately 17.5- hour flight. Traveling from Cairo in September, expect Turku to be colder, temps between 18°C and 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) so you can go by car to Helsinki.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Historic Sites Fun & Games

Side Trips

Kuusisto Bishop's Castle, Moomin World
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova ©
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova

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.
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali) are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Pack the 23rd (Sun) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temppeliaukio Church, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, explore the world behind art at Kansallisgalleria, and get engrossed in the history at The National Museum of Finland.

To find reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Helsinki trip itinerary planning tool.

Getting from Turku to Helsinki by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In September in Helsinki, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 8°C at night. On the 25th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Museums Theme Parks
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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