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Helsinki— 2 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.Kick off your visit on the 16th (Sat): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral. On your second day here, kick back and relax at Hietaranta Beach, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), then admire the striking features of Rock Church, and finally wander the streets of Ullanlinna.
For more things to do, ratings, maps, and tourist information, read Helsinki road trip planner .
If you are flying in from United Kingdom, the closest major airport is Helsinki Vantaa Airport. February in Helsinki sees daily highs of 0°C and lows of -3°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.
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