8 days in Helsinki Itinerary

8 days in Helsinki Itinerary

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Helsinki
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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.
Escape the urban bustle at Teijo national park and Ekenas Archipelago National Park. Discover out-of-the-way places like Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and Santalahti Nature Trail. Explore Helsinki's surroundings by going to Arboretum Mustila (in Elimaki), Raseborg Castle (in Raseborg) and Bellevue Beach (in Hanko). Spend the 18th (Fri) exploring nature at Valkmusa National Park. There's much more to do: admire the striking features of Rock Church, admire the masterpieces at Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma, cruise along King's Road, and learn about all things military at Fortress of Suomenlinna.

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If you are flying in from United States, the closest major airport is Helsinki Vantaa Airport. January in Helsinki sees daily highs of 26°F and lows of 17°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

#Parks, #Nature, #Outdoors

Side Trips

Raseborg, Kotka, Bellevue Beach, Valkmusa National Park, Arboretum Mustila
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Rock Church ©
Rock Church
Fortress of Suomenlinna ©
Fortress of Suomenlinna
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