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7 days in Helsinki Region Itinerary
Helsinki— 6 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.Popular historic sites such as Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali) are in your itinerary. Step off the beaten path and head to Hakaniemi Market and Spas & Wellness. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Helsinki: Tuusulanjarvi (Lake Tuusula) (in Tuusula), Nuuksio National Park (in Espoo) and Sipoonkorven Kansallispuisto (in Vantaa). There's still lots to do: brush up on your military savvy at Fortress of Suomenlinna, take a stroll through Katajanokka, kick back and relax at Hietaranta Beach, and stop by Taiga Colors.
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Barcelona, Spain to Helsinki is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and ferry. The time zone changes from Central European Time to Eastern European Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Barcelona in August: high temperatures in Helsinki hover around 24°C and lows are around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.
Things to do in Helsinki
Nuuksio National Park, Tuusulanjarvi (Lake Tuusula), Sipoonkorven Kansallispuisto
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