6 days in Helsinki & Haemeenlinna Itinerary

6 days in Helsinki & Haemeenlinna Itinerary

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6 days in Helsinki & Haemeenlinna Itinerary

Start: Aberdeen
Fly:  8​h 30​min
1
Helsinki
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 15​min
2
Haemeenlinna
— 2 nights
Fly:  10​h
End: Aberdeen

2
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.
Get some historical perspective at Stromforsin ruukki and Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Ekenas Archipelago National Park and Spas & Wellness. There's much more to do: get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, meet the residents at Korkeasaari Zoo, and wander the streets of Ullanlinna.

To see ratings, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Helsinki trip planner .

Aberdeen, UK to Helsinki is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of train, bus, and ferry. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Aberdeen to Helsinki due to the time zone difference. In August, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) to allow enough time to take a train to Haemeenlinna.

Things to do in Helsinki

#Parks, #Nature, #Outdoors

Side Trips

Stromforsin ruukki, Ekenas Archipelago National Park
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Stromforsin ruukki ©
Stromforsin ruukki
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Ekenas Archipelago National Park ©
Ekenas Archipelago National Park

2
nights
Haemeenlinna

Haemeenlinna ©
Start off your visit on the 24th (Fri): explore the striking landscape of Torronsuo National Park, contemplate the long history of Jokioinen Museum Railway, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Holy Cross Church. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: pause for some serene contemplation at Hauhon kirkko and then identify plant and animal life at Evo Hiking Area.

For other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Haemeenlinna day trip planning website .

You can take a train from Helsinki to Haemeenlinna in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 23°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Haemeenlinna

#Parks, #Historic Sites, #Wildlife

Side Trips

Jokioinen Museum Railway, Torronsuo National Park, Holy Cross Church
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Torronsuo National Park ©
Torronsuo National Park
Holy Cross Church ©
Holy Cross Church
Jokioinen Museum Railway ©
Jokioinen Museum Railway

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