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.
We've included these beaches for you: Bellevue Beach and Santalahti Nature Trail. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Teijo national park and Hakaniemi Market. Change things up with these side-trips from Helsinki: Stromforsin ruukki (in Ruotsinpyhtaa), Cathedral of Porvoo (in Porvoo) and Fagervik Museum (in Inkoo). Spend the 17th (Sat) exploring nature at Ekenas Archipelago National Park. Next up on the itinerary: get engrossed in the history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, trek along Tulliniemi Nature Path, admire the masterpieces at Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma, and browse the eclectic array of goods at Market Square Kauppatori.

For reviews, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Helsinki trip planner .

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. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Nature

Side Trips

Kotka, Hanko, Arboretum Mustila, Stromforsin ruukki, Fagervik Museum
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