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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Teijo national park and Linden Esplanade. Get some historical perspective at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Rock Church. Change things up with these side-trips from Helsinki: Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area (in Kouvola), Hiidenvuori (in Iitti) and Sipoonkorven Kansallispuisto (in Vantaa). Spend the 30th (Wed) exploring nature at Nuuksio National Park. Spend the 1st (Fri) exploring nature at Ekenas Archipelago National Park. There's lots more to do: kick back and relax at Bellevue Beach, get engrossed in the history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, explore the world behind art at Kansallisgalleria, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali).

For where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Helsinki road trip planning website .

If you are flying in from United States, the closest major airport is Helsinki Vantaa Airport. In October, daily temperatures in Helsinki can reach 48°F, while at night they dip to 35°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Pernio, Ekenas Archipelago National Park, Hiidenvuori, Arboretum Mustila, Cathedral of Porvoo
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Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Nuuksio National Park ©
Nuuksio National Park
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna

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