10 days in Helsinki Region Itinerary

10 days in Helsinki Region Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Cape Town
Fly:  18 h 30 min
1
Helsinki
— 8 nights
Fly:  18 h 30 min
End: Cape Town

8
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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Linnanmaki Amusement Park and SEA LIFE Helsinki. Change things up with these side-trips from Helsinki: Heureka (in Vantaa) and Nuuksio National Park (in Espoo). The adventure continues: step into the grandiose world of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, and admire the landmark architecture of Temppeliaukio Church.

Before you visit Helsinki, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Cape Town, South Africa to Helsinki is an approximately 18.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and ferry; or do a combination of flight and train. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from Cape Town in December; daily highs in Helsinki reach 3°C and lows reach -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Museums Theme Parks

Side Trips

Espoo, Vantaa
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Linnanmaki Amusement Park ©
Linnanmaki Amusement Park
Korkeasaari Zoo ©
Korkeasaari Zoo

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