Discover the delights of Turku on a day trip by rail from Helsinki. Admire Finland’s countryside on a fast-train ride to this medieval city, and enjoy a walking and panoramic tour on arrival.
This is the best option to visit the old city Turku and medieval Turku Castle.
You will be picked up in the morning from your hotel around 10:45am to start this day trip to the medieval city of Turku.
It will take less than 2 hours by fast train to get to old city Turku (train depart at 11:37am) Please, note that train departure time can be changed by Finnish railway company. If there is a change in timing you will be informed in advance.
When you arrive in Turku at around 1:30pm, you will meet with your guide and then get ready to have a great day out in this historical city. During the city tour you will see the main city square and the city hall, the Turku Cathedral, beautiful parks, interesting monuments, statues and much more.
The Castle and Cathedral are the two poles of historic Turku, between which just about every important site in the city can be found.
The fortress of Turku Castle has stood at the edge of the river Aura since the 1280s. During its history, it has been a defensive bastion, a majestic court, an administrative centre, a prison, a storehouse and a barracks. Nowadays, the castle is a must-see tourist attraction in Finland.
After the guided tour you will have free time to do some shopping or you can rest. The return train departs Turku at 18:30. You will arrive to Helsinki at 20:23 where you will transfer back to your hotel.
• Around 10:45 transfer to the Helsinki railway station
• 11:37 train departs from Helsinki / time departure can be changed in different seasons
• 13:30 arrival to Turku; meet with your guide
• 13:30-15:30 Turku city tour (by car and on foot), 2 hours
• 15:30-16:30 Turku Castle visit
• 16:30-18:30 free time
• 18:30 train departure from Turku / / time departure can be changed in different seasons
• 20:23 arrive in Helsinki and transfer to your hotel
• Turku city tour (both – by car and on foot), 2 hours
• The Turku castle visit, 1 hour
• Entrance tickets to the Castle
• Transfer to and from the hotel in Helsinki
• Train tickets Helsinki-Turku-Helsinki
Guided Turku city tour and Turku Castle visit,Hotel pickup and drop- off,Entry/Admission - Turku Castle
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