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.
Fortress of Suomenlinna and Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum will appeal to museum buffs. Get some cultural insight at Rock Church and Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali). Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Helsinki: Kaunissaari (in Sipoo), Raseborg (Fagervik Church, Raseborg Castle, & more) and Porvoo Old Town (in Porvoo). Pack the 30th (Thu) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. There's lots more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum (Luonnontieteellinen Museo), explore the world behind art at Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma, and make a trip to Senate Square.

To see photos, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Helsinki trip planner .

If you are flying in from United States, the closest major airport is Helsinki Vantaa Airport. In August in Helsinki, expect temperatures between 69°F during the day and 53°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

#Historic Sites, #Parks, #Museums

Side Trips

Raseborg, Porvoo Old Town, Kaunissaari
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Fortress of Suomenlinna ©
Fortress of Suomenlinna
Rock Church ©
Rock Church
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Helsinki Cathedral

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