8 days in Helsinki Itinerary

8 days in Helsinki Itinerary

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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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and Sibelius Monument. Change things up with these side-trips from Helsinki: Porvoo (Cathedral of Porvoo, Pieni Suklaatehdas, & more) and Ekenas Archipelago National Park (in Raseborg). Pack the 9th (Fri) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. The adventure continues: contemplate the long history of Fortress of Suomenlinna, browse the eclectic array of goods at Hakaniemi Market, admire the masterpieces at Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral.

To see photos, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Helsinki holiday maker .

If you are flying in from Canada, the closest major airport is Helsinki Vantaa Airport. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in August, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

#Parks, #Nature, #Museums

Side Trips

Porvoo, Ekenas Archipelago National Park
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Fortress of Suomenlinna ©
Fortress of Suomenlinna
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