10 days in Helsinki Region Itinerary

10 days in Helsinki Region Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Milan
Fly:  6 h 30 min
1
Helsinki
— 7 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
2
Siltakyla
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  8 h 45 min
End: Milan

7
nights
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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and Kaivopuisto. Change things up with these side-trips from Helsinki: Heureka (in Vantaa), Porvoo (Brunberg Candy Factory Shop, Porvoo Old Town, &more) and Nuuksio National Park (in Espoo). Next up on the itinerary: take an in-depth tour of The National Museum of Finland, contemplate the long history of The Aalto House, see the interesting displays at Mannerheim Museum, and stroll around Sibelius Monument.

For where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Helsinki day trip site.

Milan, Italy to Helsinki is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of car and train. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Milan to Helsinki due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Milan in August; daily highs in Helsinki reach 24°C and lows reach 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) so you can travel to Siltakyla.

Things to do in Helsinki

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Porvoo, Vantaa, Nuuksio National Park
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Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum
Porvoo Old Town ©
Porvoo Old Town
Nuuksio National Park ©
Nuuksio National Park

2
nights
Siltakyla

Siltakyla ©
Start off your visit on the 18th (Sun): don't miss a visit to Svartholm Fortress, thenadmire the natural beauty at Eijas Garden, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Ruotsinpyhtaa, and finally explore the activities along Huutjarvi Lake.

For photos, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Siltakyla day trip planner.

You can drive from Helsinki to Siltakyla in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 23°C in August, and nighttime lows around 13°C. On the 19th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Siltakyla

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Ruotsinpyhtaa, Svartholm Fortress
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Eijas Garden ©
Eijas Garden
Svartholm Fortress ©
Svartholm Fortress
Church of Ruotsinpyhtaa ©
Church of Ruotsinpyhtaa

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