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Helsinki— 14 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.Kids will enjoy Teijo national park and Santalahti Nature Trail. Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and Rock Church will appeal to history buffs. Venture out of the city with trips to Hanko (Bellevue Beach & Tulliniemi Nature Path), Kotka (Riverside Park & Lehman) and Arboretum Mustila (in Elimaki). Pack the 9th (Thu) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. Spend the 14th (Tue) exploring nature at Nuuksio National Park. The adventure continues: learn about all things military at Fortress of Suomenlinna, meet the residents at Korkeasaari Zoo, admire the masterpieces at Kansallisgalleria, and explore the striking landscape of Ekenas Archipelago National Park.
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If you are flying in from Israel, the closest major airport is Helsinki Vantaa Airport. August in Helsinki sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.
Things to do in Helsinki
Kotka, Hanko, Arboretum Mustila, Sibelius Hall, Stromforsin ruukki
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