8 days in Helsinki Region Itinerary

8 days in Helsinki Region Itinerary

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8 days in Helsinki Region Itinerary

Moscow
Fly:  5​h 15​min
Helsinki
— 7 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
Moscow

7
days
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.
You'll explore and learn at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and National Museum of Finland. Popular historic sites such as Fortress of Suomenlinna and Rock Church are in your itinerary. Get out of town with these interesting Helsinki side-trips: Sipoonkorven Kansallispuisto (in Vantaa), Espoo (Nuuksio National Park & Kaitalampi) and Tuusulanjarvi (Lake Tuusula) (in Tuusula). There's lots more to do: get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), and admire the masterpieces at Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma.

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Moscow, Russia to Helsinki is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and ferry; or drive. The time zone changes from Moscow Standard Time (MSK) to Eastern European Time (EET), which is usually a -1 hour difference. When traveling from Moscow in August, plan for slightly colder days in Helsinki, with highs around 24°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

#Parks, #Nature, #Wildlife

Side Trips

Espoo, Tuusulanjarvi (Lake Tuusula), Sipoonkorven Kansallispuisto
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Fortress of Suomenlinna ©
Fortress of Suomenlinna
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Rock Church ©
Rock Church

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