8 days in Helsinki Itinerary

8 days in Helsinki Itinerary

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— 7 nights


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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and Stromforsin ruukki. You'll explore and learn at Fortress of Suomenlinna and Design Museum. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Helsinki: Santalahti Nature Trail (in Kotka), Ekenas Archipelago National Park (in Raseborg) and Teijo national park (in Pernio). Spend the 14th (Tue) exploring nature at Valkmusa National Park. The adventure continues: take in the spiritual surroundings of Rock Church, enjoy the sand and surf at Bellevue Beach, hike along Tulliniemi Nature Path, and identify plant and animal life at Arboretum Mustila.

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If you are flying in from United States, the closest major airport is Helsinki Vantaa Airport. In August, daytime highs in Helsinki are 69°F, while nighttime lows are 53°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

#Parks, #Nature, #Outdoors

Side Trips

Hanko, Santalahti Nature Trail, Ekenas Archipelago National Park, Arboretum Mustila, Valkmusa National Park
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Fortress of Suomenlinna ©
Fortress of Suomenlinna
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Rock Church