11 days in Helsinki Itinerary

11 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.
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum will appeal to museum buffs. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Rock Church and Helsinki Cathedral. Change things up with these side-trips from Helsinki: Espoo (Kaitalampi & Nuuksio National Park), The Finnish Railway Museum (in Hyvinkaa) and Parola Tank Museum (in Parola). Pack the 2nd (Sun) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), take an in-depth tour of Museum of Worker Housing (Tyovaenasuntomuseo), explore the world behind art at Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma, and don't miss a visit to Senate Square.

To see maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Helsinki holiday planner.

If you are flying in from United States, the closest major airport is Helsinki Vantaa Airport. In May in Helsinki, expect temperatures between 60°F during the day and 43°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Kotka, Espoo, Visavuori, The Finnish Railway Museum, Vantaa Art Museum
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukion Church ©
Temppeliaukion Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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