8 days in Helsinki Itinerary

8 days in Helsinki Itinerary

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Helsinki
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Helsinki

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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.
Step out of Helsinki with an excursion to Porvoo Old Town in Porvoo--about 50 minutes away. Pack the 11th (Sat) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. Next up on the itinerary: learn about all things military at Fortress of Suomenlinna, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), admire the striking features of Rock Church, and appreciate the extensive heritage of The Esplanadi Park.

To find ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Helsinki road trip planning site .

If you are flying in from Russia, the closest major airport is Helsinki Vantaa Airport. In August, daily temperatures in Helsinki can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

#Parks, #Theme Parks, #Historic Sites

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Porvoo Old Town
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Fortress of Suomenlinna ©
Fortress of Suomenlinna
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Rock Church
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Helsinki Cathedral

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