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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and Linnanmaki Amusement Park. Get out of town with these interesting Helsinki side-trips: Porvoo Old Town (in Porvoo), Ekenas Archipelago National Park (in Raseborg) and Kotka (Santalahti Nature Trail, Sapokka Water Garden, & more). And it doesn't end there: stroll through Sibelius Monument, take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Korkeasaari Zoo, and admire the masterpieces at Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma.

For more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, use the Helsinki driving holiday planner .

If you are flying in from United States, the closest major airport is Helsinki Vantaa Airport. In August, daily temperatures in Helsinki can reach 69°F, while at night they dip to 53°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

#Parks, #Museums, #Theme Parks

Side Trips

Kotka, Ekenas Archipelago National Park, Porvoo Old Town, Stromforsin ruukki
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Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Porvoo Old Town ©
Porvoo Old Town
Sibelius Monument ©
Sibelius Monument

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